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Henry John William BOSMA

Regimental number3210A
Place of birthAmsterdam, The Netherlands
SchoolCommon School, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address15 Hamley Street, off Sturt Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Bosma, 9 School Street, Amsterdam, Holland
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 14 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


'Conspicuous gallantry & valuable services rendered at Pozieres.'
Not awarded.
Recommendation date: 24 August 1916

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 16 July 1915. Taken on strength, 10th Bn, 10 December 1915. Appointed Lance Corporal, 8 August 1916. Wounded at Pozieres, August 1916. Awarded the Military Medal.
FateDied of wounds 25 August 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Henry John
Place of death or woundingWarloy, France
Date of death25 August 1916
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. 52), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
58
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: J. and M. BOSMA, 9 School Street, Amsterdam, Holland

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