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Regimental number747
Place of birthShepparton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressColbinabbin, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, John James Boldison, Colbinabbin, Victoria
Previous military servicePreviously rejected for enlistment on account of varicocele.
Enlistment date2 November 1916
Place of enlistmentRoyal Park, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAnzac Cyclist Battalion, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number12/2/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Discharge date29 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 24 Lance Corporal Edwin James BOLDISTON, 39th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as BOLDISON.
Date of death24 August 1960
Age at death68
Place of burialShepparton Cemetery, Victoria

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