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Cecil Joseph Fred BOLTON

Regimental number1137
Place of birthMurrurundi, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
Address9 Comber Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 5"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Helena Bolton, 9 Comber Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceserved for 5 years in the Militia; resigned.
Enlistment date4 February 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
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FateReturned to Australia 31 August 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date29 December 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marama', 29 December 1916; discharged (medically unfit: loss of right arm).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 November 1926
Age at death40
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (R.C. 9, 2414), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BOLTON Cecil Joseph Fred

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