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Leon Henry BOLTON

Regimental number1709
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolAlbion St Public School, Paddington, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address9 Comber Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Bolton, 9 Comber Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceTrainee, Compulsory Military Training.
Enlistment date23 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Date of death30 September 1918
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialRoisel Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Fredrick George and Helena BOLTON, 49 Anglesea Street, Bondi, New South Wales

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