Francis James (Jack) BODDY

BODDY, Francis James

Service Number: 273
Enlisted: 16 April 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, 6 July 1894
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes, Brisbane, Queensland, 5 February 1962, aged 67 years
Cemetery: Toowong (Brisbane General) Cemetery
[James Francis BODDY] Grave Location: 15-4-17/18, Portion 15/Section 4/Graves 17, by 18; buried together with: Anne Mary Boddy, Mary Ann & Thomas McCann.
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World War 1 Service

16 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 273, 26th Infantry Battalion, Brisbane, Queensland
24 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 273, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Brisbane
24 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 273, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
4 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 273, 26th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
7 Nov 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 26th Infantry Battalion
3 Oct 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 273, 26th Infantry Battalion, "The Last Hundred Days", GSW (neck)
2 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 273, 26th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Nathan Boddy

Son of James Francis Boddy and Jane Corrigan

Wounded in Action on 03 Oct 1918 by a Gun Shot Wound to the neck during the 26th Battalion's capture of Lormisset, part of an operation to breach the Beaurevoir Line