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Edward James Boland

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Headstone, Codford St. Mary ANZAC Cemetery (January 2011) - No known copyright restrictions

Headstone, Codford St. Mary ANZAC Cemetery (January 2011) - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward James AWMM
  • Surname
    Boland AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26982 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 August 1885 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra GreenmeadowsNapier Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Boland (wife), Racecourse Hill, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26982 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of disease AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      144 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Edward Boland was the son of Francis and Annie Boland, of Darfield; husband of Nellie Boland, of Darfield, Christchurch

    War service:England
    Embarked Wellington, 16 October 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 29 December 1916, and marched in to Sling Camp.
    Posted to 2nd Canterbury Company, 3rd Reserve (Canterbury-Otago) Regiment, Sling Camp, 1 January 1917.
    Admitted to No 3 NZ General Hospital, Codford, 30 January 1917 (broncho-pneumonia).
    Died, No 3 NZ General Hospital, 4 February 1917.
    Medal: British War Medal

    Parents: Francis and Annie Boland, Darfield; Wife: Nellie Boland, Darfield, Christchurch AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 February 1917 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Codford (St Mary) New Churchyard, Wiltshire, England AWMM 34 AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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