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George Herbert Boles

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  • Service number
    23/366 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Captain AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Boles AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    23/366 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM
    • WW1 Grocer AWMM
      Unknown military district AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    • Manager AWMM
      1920 Arrived in Taihape and took over McLauglan Brothers AWMM
    • Hotel manager AWMM
      August 1946 - Manager New Taihape Hotel AWMM
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown Rora Street, Te Kuiti, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown Unknown address AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • J. Boles (father), Thames, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • J. Bowles (father), Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 09 Oct 1915 Single AWMM
    • Pre 09 May 1918 Unknown Marital Status AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • Somme AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    23/366 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) AWMM
    London Gazette 13/02/1917 AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM
      Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

    Embarkations

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    Prisoner of war

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    • Capture details
    • Days interned
    • Liberation date
    • POW liberation details
    • POW serial number

    Medical history

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    • Medical notes

    Last known rank

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    • Last rank
      WW1 Captain AWMM

    Biographical information

    Biographical information

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    • Mr Boles embarked twice, the first time he had the rank of Corporal and the second as Second Lieutenant. He was awarded the DCM for gallantry when a Sergeant Major. He was promoted to First Lieutenant and then to Captain, and was decorated by King George V.

      He had two children, Ngaire and Maureen. AWMM

    Death

    About death

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    • Age at death
    • Date of death
      1950 AWMM
    • Cause of death
    • Place of death
    • Death notes
    • Cemetery name
    • Grave reference
    • Memorial name
    • Memorial reference
    • Obituary
      Wanganui Chronicle 22 June 1950 AWMM

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