Percival James BOLAND

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BOLAND, Percival James

Service Number: 635
Enlisted: 18 August 1914, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: Kalgoolie Central School, Western Australia
Occupation: Teacher
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 28 June 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row G, Grave 15 Headstone inscription reads: Our dear boy
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Perth Modern School War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 635, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
2 Nov 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 635, 11th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Ascanius embarkation_ship_number: A11 public_note: ''
28 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 635, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of James Boland and Harriet Ann Boland nee Jenkin of 224 Adelaide Street, Brown Hill, WA formerly of Bendigo, Victoria

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

Also served in the Citzen Military Forces