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William Edward BOLSTAD

Regimental number610
Place of birthNorsewood, New Zealand
Address189 Main Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMrs Christina Bolstad, as above
Enlistment date23 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 November 1914
Place of enlistmentMaadi, Egypt
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 19 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollArmy Provost Corps
FateReturned to Australia 24 June 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date29 August 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 January 1949
Age at death66
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BOLSTAD William Edward

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