John Benjamin BOORER


BOORER, John Benjamin

Service Number: 3067
Enlisted: 25 May 1916, Broadmeadow, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 30th Infantry Battalion
Born: Barrington, New South Wales, 16 May 1896
Home Town: Coolongolook, Great Lakes, New South Wales
Schooling: Barrington Public School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 14 June 1918, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Dive Copse British Cemetery, Sailly-le-Sec
Plot 111, Row B, Grave 12, Dive Copse British Cemetery, Sailly-le-Sec, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Coolongolook & District Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

25 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3067, Broadmeadow, New South Wales
17 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3067, 1st Pioneer Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
17 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3067, 1st Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Borda, Sydney
1 Nov 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 30th Infantry Battalion
14 Jun 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3067, 30th Infantry Battalion, Merris (France)

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1 Pioneer Battalion

Rank- Private

9 January 1917 Disembarked at Plymouth

22 October 1917 Proceeded to France

27 October 1917 Marched in to unit

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son of Wiliam and Amanda Mulvinnia Boorer , Coolangalook, via Nabiac, New South Wales. Amanda later remarried and was known as Amanda Shelton