Henry Edward BOARDMAN

BOARDMAN, Henry Edward

Service Number: 754
Enlisted: 18 August 1914, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia , 1 October 1890
Home Town: Geraldton, Western Australia
Schooling: North Adelaide Boys School, South Australia
Occupation: Mechanical Linesman (Railway)
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Turkey, 25 April 1915, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey Panel 33
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Geraldton District Great War Honour Roll, Geraldton Gallipoli Roll of Honour, Geraldton Western Australian Government Railways & Tramways Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Wooroloo Rifle Club & Residents WW1 Roll of Honour Board 2
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 754, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
2 Nov 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 754, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Ascanius embarkation_ship_number: A11 public_note: ''
2 Nov 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 754, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 754, 11th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli

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"THE NEXT OF KIN. The following are the particulars of the next of kin of those Western Australian whose names are included in the 46th casualty list:- Private H. Boardman, 11th Battalion, G Company, age 23, single; next of kin, Mr. E. Hughes Kalgoorlie (brother)." - from the West Australian 05 Jul 1915 (nla.gov.au)


Full name: Henry Edward BOARDMAN

Brother, Ernest Hughes, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia

Mother, Helen HUGHES, Wooroloo, Western Australia

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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