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William James BOAK

Regimental number7207
Place of birthYendon, Victoria
AddressPO, Yendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, A C Boak, Yendon, Victoria
Enlistment date31 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1919
Family/military connectionsFather: 3069 Pte Alexander Campbell BOAK, 2nd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 19 October 1917; Brothers: 2340 Lance Corporal Alexander John BOAK, 24th Bn, killed in action, 3 May 1917; 1919 Lance Corporal Leslie Campbell BOAK, 1st Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 14 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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