Edward BOUGHEN

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BOUGHEN, Edward

Service Number: 414
Enlisted: 22 August 1914, Enlisted at Gatton, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Rosewood, Queensland, 1894
Home Town: Laidley, Lockyer Valley, Queensland
Schooling: State School, Queensland
Occupation: Carter
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 31
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Laidley Memorial Park Gates, Laidley War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

22 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 414, Enlisted at Gatton, QLD
24 Sep 1914: Involvement SN 414, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
24 Sep 1914: Embarked SN 414, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane
25 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 414, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

Edward Boughen

Edward Boughen jnr was born in Rosewood on the 18 October 1893 to Edward and Elizabeth (nee Heiner) Boughen. He attended Rosewood State School. The photo of Edward is in his Salvation Army uniform. He joined the army in Gatton on 20th August 1914 and after training at Enoggera he left on the transport ship A5 Omrah, 9th Battalion. Sadly Edward died in the water at Gallipoli 25 April 1915. He is remembered on Panel 31 at the Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli.

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Edward and Elizabeth Boughen of Ferry Road, Southport, QLD

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