Roy Sydney BOULTON

BOULTON, Roy Sydney

Service Number: 714
Enlisted: 13 December 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 7th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Balmain, New South Wales , 23 December 1897
Home Town: Killara, Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Natural causes, Berrima, New South Wales, 22 October 1931, aged 33 years
Cemetery: Bowral General Cemetery, NSW
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World War 1 Service

13 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 714, Liverpool, New South Wales
5 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 714, 1st Veterinary Section, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
5 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 714, 1st Veterinary Section, HMAT Karroo, Sydney
19 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 714, 7th Field Artillery Brigade

Eldest son of Alfred and Martha Boulton

Royston Sydney Boulton was born at Balmain South on December 23, 1897 the son of Alfred Sydney & Martha Boulton, nee Martha Johnston. Royston married Clare Jean (Betty) McCallum at Collaroy on May 3, 1923. He died in Berrima District Hospital on October 22, 1931 and was buried in Bowral Cemetery on October 23, 1931. He enlisted as "Roy" Sydney Boulton.

OBITUARY - R. S. Boulton

Following a lengthy illness, the death occurred at the Bowral district Hospital, this morning of Mr Royston Sydney Boulton, aged 32, whose widow was formerly Miss Betty McCallum, of Goulburn. He was the elder son of the late A. S. Boulton, of Killara, and saw active service during the Great War. Besides his widow, he is survived by four young children. The funeral will take place at Bowral at 2 p.m. to-morrow. - The Goulburn Evening Penny Post, issue dated Thursday October 22, 1931.

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