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ID number 1DRL/0138
Title Boulton, Stephen Philip (Lieutenant, b.? - d.1918)
Record type Collection
Item count 124
Collection Private Record
Object type Letters
Maker Boulton, Stephen Philip
Places made
  • At sea
  • Egypt
  • Greece: Aegean Islands, Imbros
  • Malta: Malta (island), Sliema
  • Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
  • United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
  • United Kingdom: England, Wiltshire, Salisbury Plain
  • Western Front
Date made 1915-1925; 1928
Measurement 2 wallets: 2 cm
Note Open

Description

Collection relating to service of Lieutenant Stephen Philip Boulton, 2 Field Artillery Brigade, Egypt, Gallipoli and France, 1915-1925. Collection includes letters written home to family in Sydney, NSW and correspondence relating to the relocation of his grave in France. Regular letters cover entire military service, including officer training and promotions to Lieutenant. Typescript copies made available to the Memorial by Boulton's mother in 1928. Originals placed in the collection of the Memorial later that year at request of Memorial. Boulton died on 3 October 1918.

Summary

Biographical note: Lieutenant Stephen Philip Boulton, 2 Brigade, Australian Field Artillery. Died of wounds 3 October 1918. Age 28. Son of Philip and Dora M. Boulton, of Glebe St., Ryde, New South Wales. Born at Clunes, Victoria, Australia.

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