Private James Boe

Service Numbers 1916,1906
Birth Date 09 May 1886
Birth Place United Kingdom: Scotland, Dumfries and Galloway, Stranraer
Death Date 20 July 1916
Death Place France: Picardie, Somme, Pozieres
Final Rank Private
Units

James Boe was born at Stranraer, Scotland and immigrated to Australia. He worked in Sydney as a plumber and was a keen footballer. He was 29 years old when he volunteered to join the Australian Imperial Force at Liverpool, New South Wales on 18 January 1915. Boe departed Sydney aboard HMAT Kyarra with the 4th Battalion on 13 April 1915. He served in Egypt, Gallipoli and France. James Boe was killed in action at Pozieres, France on 20 July 1916.

Collection items

Rolls

  • Roll of Honour

    Rank
    Lance Corporal
    Fate
    Killed in action
    Date of Fate
    Service
    Australian Army
    Unit
    1st Australian Light Trench Mortar Battery
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
  • First World War Embarkation Roll

    Rank
    Private
    Place of Embarkation
    Sydney
    Embarkation Ship
    HMAT Kyarra A55
    Date of Embarkation
    13 April 1915
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918

Timeline

Date of birth 1886
Date of embarkation 1915-04-13
Date of death 1916-07-20

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