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John Carlisle BOOTLE

Regimental number1917
Place of birthMoree New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/oJ E Bootle, Surveyor, Orange, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, F J E Bootle, Surveyor, Orange, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30704, 25 May 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165, 24 October 1918.
Recommendation date: 8 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Family/military connectionsBrothers: 592 Pte Norman Austin Charles BOOTLE, 1st Machine Gun Bn, effective abroad; 55 Sergeant Francis William Courtenay BOOTLE, 4th Bn, died of disease, 14 February 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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