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Thomas Michael BOLGER

Regimental number5798
Place of birthMount Hope, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressYarram South, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Bolger, Yarram, South Gippsland, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Date of death4 October 1917
Age at death37
Place of burialDochy Farm New British Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 3), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Catherine BOLGEE, Yarram Yarram, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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