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William Vernon BOASE

Regimental number205
Place of birthFremantle, Western Australia
SchoolMorland and West Brunswick State Schools, Victoria
Address469 Albion Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinW A Boase, 469 Albion Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of death or woundingCape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death8 May 1915
Age at death19.4
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Allen and Agnes Barbara BOASE, Albion Street, West Brunswick, Victoria. Native of Western Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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