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Vance Albert BOLTON

Regimental number5048
Place of birthMaryborough Queensland
SchoolSouth Isis State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressAyr, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W Bolton, Childers, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the 3rd Wide-Bay Infantry Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date10 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGassed
FateDied of disease 21 July 1918
Date of death21 July 1918
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialLonguenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 96), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
55
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie Margaret BOLTON, Childers, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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