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Regimental number111
Place of birthKew, Victoria
SchoolPaignie State School, Victoria
AddressBanyan, via Woomelang, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Booley, Banyan, via Wooraelang, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Not awarded.
Recommendation date: 2 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2821 Pte Henry BOOLEY MM, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 29 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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