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Philip Leslie Alfred Bolton

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Philip Leslie Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Bolton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 31010 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 April 1895 AWMM SurreyEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs G.W. Bolton (mother), Beale Street, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 31010 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 22 August 1916 AWMM Engineer/Military 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Granville Edward William and Georgina Bolton, of 9 Seddon Road, Hamilton West, Waikato, New Zealand. Native of Addlestone, Surrey, England.

    According to the Official History of the Machine Gun Corps, 'With the Machine Gunners in France and Palestine' by Maj. J.H. Luxford, Private Bolton was buried at Gravenstafel Ridge. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • Hamilton Memorial Park, Memorial Drive, Hamilton East, 3230 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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