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James BOOLEY

Regimental number1502
Place of birthWarracknabeal, Victoria
SchoolWarracknabeal State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressNyang, Ouyen, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Bodey, Nyang via Ouyen, Victoria
Enlistment date3 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1570
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Place of death or woundingSuvla Bay, Gallipoli
Age at death28.8
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Lieutenant Stanley BOOLEY, 14th Bn, returned to Australia; 3010 Driver Cecil Gordon Heywood BOOLEY, 8th Bn, returned to Australia.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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