Boe, James (Lance Corporal, b.c.1887 - d.1916)

Accession Number 1DRL/0132
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letters
Maker Boe, James
Place made Egypt: Cairo, Heliopolis, France, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1914-1916; 1928
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/371
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition

Collection relating to service of 1916 Lance Corporal James Boe, 1 Light Trench Mortar Battery, Gallipoli and France, 1915-1916. Collection includes copies of letters describing active service written home to family in Scotland. Copies made 1928 by Australia House, London on behalf of Australian War Memorial. Location of originals unknown. Boe died on 20 July 1916.

History / Summary

Biographical note: 1916 Lance Corporal James Boe, 1916. 1 Light Trench Mortar Battery. Killed in Action, Pozieres, 20 July 1916. Age 29. Son of John and Elizabeth McColm Boe, of 15 Clenoch St., Stranraer, Scotland.