ID number1DRL/0132
Collection typePrivate Record
TitleBoe, James (Lance Corporal, b.c.1887 - d.1916)
Measurement1 wallet: 1 cm
Object typeLetters
MakerBoe, James
Place made
  • Egypt: Cairo, Heliopolis
  • France
  • Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
  • United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made1914-1916; 1928
DescriptionCollection 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.
SummaryBiographical 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.
PDF 1.32 MB Letters from James Boe to his Family, 1915-1916