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Keith Boles

Headstone, Gaza War Cemetery (photo Alan and Hazel Kerr 2007) - No known copyright restrictions

Headstone, Gaza War Cemetery (photo Alan and Hazel Kerr 2007) - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Keith AWMM
  • Surname
    Boles AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 58369 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    2 March 1896 Public - Chris - Other relative - 25 April 2019 - Family Bible
  • Place of birth
    Auckland Public - Chris - Other relative - 25 April 2019 - Family Bible
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Catherine Boles (mother), 57 Sackville Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Chris - Other relative - 25 April 2019 - Family Bible

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 58369 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Cabinet Maker/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 wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Moeraki then Transhipped to "Ormonde" at Sydney for Suez. AWMM
    • Uncle of Keith Marwood Boles (see his entry) who was a Pilot in WW2 Public - Chris - Other relative - 25 April 2019 - Family papers

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 October 1918 AWMM
    PalestineMiddle East AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Gaza War Cemetery, Israel AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2019ChrisAucklandOther relative
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