John Stephen BODILLY

BODILLY, John Stephen

Service Number: 2079
Enlisted: 14 September 1914, Enlisted at Hamilton, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 1886
Home Town: Willaura, Ararat, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Wheat Buyer & Clerk
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 26, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Ararat Shire of Ararat WWI Roll of Honor, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kyneton Honour Roll, Kyneton War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Malmsbury School No 1408 Honor Roll, Malmsbury School No. 148 Roll of Honor Book, Willaura War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

14 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2079, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Hamilton, Victoria
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, 2079, 6th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, 2079, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2079, 6th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Stephen Bodilly and Ruth Bodilly nee Doherty of Willarua and Mildura, Victoria. Brother of Ruth May Bodilly and William Lancelot Bodilly

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

Also served Bendigo Cadets between 1900-1904 reaching the rank of Sergeant