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Albert Raymond BOLTON-WOOD

ReligionChurch of England
Address232 Falcon Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs C.M. Bolton-Wood, 232 Falcon Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name18th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 November 1917
Date of death5 November 1917
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery (Plot B, Row 7, Grave No. 16), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander andCaroline May BOLTON-WOOD, "Montine", Gerard Street, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry during operations. During a fierce bomb fight in the trenches he took his bombing platoon to reinforce another battalion. After relieving their bombers he fought with the greatest gallantry, even after he was wounded. He was largely responsible for the repulse of the enemy's attack.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Family/military connectionsBrother: 2108 Pte Robert Alec BOLTON-WOOD, 13th Bn, killed in action, 29 August 1916.

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