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Boland, Francis William (2372)

Place of Birth: Narrandera, NSW

Age: 18 years 8 months

Enlistment Details: Thursday, 22 June 1916 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 2372           view online service record

3 Peckville Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Margaret Elizabeth Behne (mother)
3 Peckville Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 25 September 1916
Ship: HMAT Shropshire A9
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 57th Infantry Battalion – 5th Reinforcements

RTA: Thursday, 27 September 1917
Discharged: Friday, 21 December 1917


  • Brian Membrey
    Posted August 1, 2016 8.45 am 0Likes

    Second World War : Born 11 October, 1902 (NSW BDM confirm him as born at Narrandera in 1898, confirming WW1 Attestation and well under-age), enlisted VX66068, Lance Sergeant, 2 Artillery Battalion, locality on enlistment Port Melbourne, Attested Royal Park, NOK M BEHNE, Discharged 21 December, 1943

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