Frank Adolph Murray BOLLENHAGEN

BOLLENHAGEN, Frank Adolph Murray

Service Number: 56040
Enlisted: 11 May 1918, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Lyrup, South Australia, 2 May 1896
Home Town: Barmera, Berri and Barmera, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Barmera, South Australia, 12 January 1989, aged 92 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Barmera (Upper Murray) Garden of Memory Cemetery
Section G; Row D; Plot 9
Memorials: Men from Renmark and District Roll of Honor Boards (4)
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World War 1 Service

11 May 1918: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 56040, Adelaide, South Australia
23 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 56040, 1st to 6th (SA) Reinforcements, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '20' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Marathon embarkation_ship_number: A74 public_note: ''
23 Jul 1918: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 56040, 1st to 6th (SA) Reinforcements, HMAT Marathon, Melbourne
3 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 56040, 10th Infantry Battalion

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Father: Gustave Adolph BOLLENHAGHEN & Mother: Ellen GOBLE. SA Birth Record 1842 - 1906 Book: 582 Page: 262 District: Wel.

Frank and his TWIN brother 56043 Frederick Cecil Gable Bollenhagen enlisted together.

On enlisting Frank was 22yrs old; 5' 10" tall; 135 pounds; medium complexion; grey eyes; brown hair, worked as a labourer, single; Church of England.

11/5/1918    Enlisted in Adelaide SA
23/7/1918    Embarked from Port Melbourne onboard HMAT A74 Marathon
                   as a Private with 3rd reinforcements
27/9/1918    allotted to 10th Battalion
25/1/1919    proceeded overseas to France, Havre
6/4/1919      Embarked for England, 40th Stationary Hospital
7/4/1919      admitted to King George Hospital, Stamford Street, amputate Left Thumb
3/5/1919      return to Australia, onboard Leicestershire
14/6/1919     discharged

Medals - British War medal 23369

He last lived at 12 Pascoe Tce, Barmera, South Australia.

Buried with wife Mary Agnes Bollenhagen.

56043  BOLLENHAGEN  Frederick (twin) Cecil Goble  (d. 20/9/1953 59yrs at Monash SA)
buried in Upper Murray Garden of Memory Cemetery - Section F; Row B; Plot 7

Sourced and submitted by Julianne T Ryan. January 2016. Lest we forget.