Arthur Ernest BOLGER

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BOLGER, Arthur Ernest

Service Number: 1338
Enlisted: 2 November 1914, Warragul, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Carlton, Victoria, 1893
Home Town: Frankston, Victoria
Schooling: Frankston State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 27 April 1915
Cemetery: Quinn's Post Cemetery, ANZAC
Quinn's Post Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Frankston Avenue of Honour Memorial
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World War 1 Service

2 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1338, Warragul, Victoria
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1338, 14th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1338, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Melbourne
27 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1338, 14th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...1338 Private Arthur Ernest Bolger, 14th Battalion, of Frankston, Vic. A draper's assistant prior to enlistment, Pte Bolger embarked with the 1st Reinforcements from Melbourne on HMAT Berrima on 22nd December 1914. He was killed in action at Gallipoli on 27th April 1915, aged 21, and is buried in the Quinn's Post Cemetery." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)