Thomas BOGUE

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BOGUE, Thomas

Service Number: 3023
Enlisted: 16 August 1915, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 58th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bootle, Liverpool, England, 1894
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: St James Catholic School, Bootle, Liverpool, England
Occupation: Marine Fireman
Died: Killed in action, Pozieres, France, 15 July 1916
Cemetery: Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Plot 1, Row K, Grave 102 Rev. F.P. William officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

16 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
18 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3023, 21st Infantry Battalion
18 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3023, 21st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne
15 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3023, 58th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 58th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)
Date unknown: Involvement 21st Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography

Thomas BOGUE was born in Bootle, Liverpool, England in 1894

His parents were James BOGUE & Margaret Ann PLUCK who married in Liverpool in 1887

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58 Battalion

Rank - Private

26 February 1916 - Taken on strength 60 Btn

15 March 1916 - Taken on strength 58 Btn

17 June 1916 - Embarked HT Transylvania to join B.E.F at Alexandria

21 June 1916 - Charged with disobeying and order on board the ship at sea. Fined 4 days pay

23 June 1916 - Deisembarked at Marseilles

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

Son of James and the late Margaret Ann Bogue  Bogue of, 74, Chesnut Grove, Bootle, England

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He is one of six Australian soldier casualties of the Great War who are honoured on the Bootle, St James Roman Catholic church war memorial; only three can be verified with any certainty.