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Ernest James BOLGER

Regimental number4068
Place of birthYea, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressMrs Annie Bolger, Yea, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Michael Bolger, Yea, Victoria
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6283 Pte Andrew BOLGER, 21st Bn, returned to Australia, 16 December 1917; 5695 Corporal Michael BOLGER, 24th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 July 1919; 4137 Sergeant William Francis BOLGER, 12th Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 23 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 December 1955
Place of burialCarlton Cemetery

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