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Edward Henry BOUCHER

Regimental number1659
Place of birthEssex England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Edward Charles Boucher, Hainault Avenue, Southend, Essex, England
Enlistment date3 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal (altered to Military Medal)


Work at Westhoek Ridge on 20 September 1917.
Recommendation date: 24 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 8 September 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

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