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John Gillies BOLTON

Place of birthSydney New South Wales
OccupationCivil and mining engineer
AddressElenara, Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs W W Bolton, Elenara, Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 August 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name8th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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