John Harold BOUGHTON

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BOUGHTON, John Harold

Service Number: 486
Enlisted: 4 March 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 19th Infantry Battalion
Born: Nyngan, New South Wales, 1891
Home Town: West Tamworth, Tamworth Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: West Marrickville Superior School, New South Wales
Occupation: Railway Clerk
Died: Illness (Dysentery), 1st General Hospital, Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt, 24 October 1915
Cemetery: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery
Row D, Grave 159 Chaplain S.A. Beveridge officiated Headstone inscription reads: Beloved by his comrades as a soldier and friend
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Haymarket NSW Government Railway and Tramway Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

4 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 486, 19th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
25 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 486, 19th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
25 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 486, 19th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Charles Matheson Boughton and Aimee Boughton of March Street, Richmond, NSW

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