Lance Corporal James Boe
Birth place: United Kingdom: Scotland, Dumfries and Galloway, Stranraer
Death date: 1916-07-20
Death place: France: Picardie, Somme, Pozieres
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.