Vance Albert BOLTON

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BOLTON, Vance Albert

Service Number: 5048
Enlisted: 10 December 1915, Townsville, Qld.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Maryborough, Qld., 1890
Home Town: Ayr, Burdekin, Queensland
Schooling: South Isis State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 21 July 1918
Cemetery: Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Childers Memorial Hall (Isis District Pictorial War Memorial), Isis District Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

10 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5048, 9th Infantry Battalion, Townsville, Qld.
31 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5048, 9th Infantry Battalion
31 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5048, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of Victoria, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of William and Annie Margaret BOLTON, Childers, Queensland

BOLTON.—In ever loving memory of our dear brother, Private Vance Albert Bolton, 9th Battalion, killed in action in France, 21st July, 1918.
Far and 'oft our thoughts do wander
To a grave not far away;
Where they laid our brother, Vance,
Just five years ago to-day.
(Inserted by his loving brother and sister, Len and Rose Bolton, Granville.)