ID number1DRL/0138
Collection typePrivate Record
TitleBoulton, Stephen Philip (Lieutenant, b.1890 - d.1918)
Measurement2 grey archival folders: 10 cms.
Object typeLetter
MakerBoulton, Stephen Philip
Place 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 made1915-1925; 1928
DescriptionCollection relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant Stephen Philip Boulton, 2 Field Artillery Brigade, Egypt, Gallipoli and France, 1915-1925. Collection consists of original and typewritten copies of 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. Lt Boulton was mortally wounded on 3 October 1918 during the attack on the Beaurevoir Line and died shortly afterwards.

These letters along with those of his brother have been published in 'Brothers in Arms: The Great War Letters of Captain Nigel Boulton, RAMC, & Lieut Stephen Boulton, AIF', held in the Memorial's collection at 940.48194 B764b.
PDF 45.21 MB Letters from Stephen Philip Boulton to his Family, 1915
PDF 32.47 MB Letters from Stephen Philip Boulton to his Family, 1916
PDF 46.26 MB Letters from Stephen Philip Boulton to his Family, 1917-1918
PDF 5.89 MB Condolence letters to the Boulton Family, 1918
PDF 6.58 MB Postcards from Stephen Philip Boulton to his Family, 1915-1918
PDF 763.32 KB Letters from the Imperial War Graves Commission to Mrs Boulton, 1925