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Boughton, Sapper William Henry no. 19371 Special Draft Signal Service Campsie Bom 1888 in Sydney, son of Thomas A. and Sarah J. Boughton Married Mary Ann Parker 1912 Enlisted at Sydney 25/6/1917. Next of kin, wife, Mary Ann Boughton. Casualty List SMH 8/1/1918 Ill Returned to Australia 7/4/1919

Boutcher, Lance Sergeant Edward Elston no.4343 1st Field Ambulance, formerly 3rd Australian General Hospital Australian Army Medical Corps “Waterford” Minter Street, Canterbury. Naval Staff Clerk Born 1895 at Sydney, son of William Edward & Sarah Elizabeth Boutcher Enlisted at Liverpool 23/4/1915, aged 20. Single. Church of England. Next of kin, mother, Mrs Sarah Elizabeth Boutcher, “Waterford” Minter Street Canterbury. Embarked from Sydney 15/5/1915 per RMS Mooltan Returned to Australia 28/3/1919 Monument, Canterbury Public School Roll of Honour, St Stephens Church, Hurlstone Park

Bouveret, Private Frederick Vincent no. 1316 5th Pioneer Battalion Born 1889 at Emmaville, son of Auguste Peter & Esther Bouveret Enlisted at Liverpool 9/11/1914. Next of kin, father, August Peter Bouveret. Returned to Australia 14/12/1918 St Alban’s Church of England, Belmore Niche in wall, died 10/2/1961 [Also enlisted with him: Private Alfred John Bouveret no. 4737 5th Pioneer Battalion. Enlisted 23/8/1915; returned to Australia 2/6/1919]

Bowden, A.H. Lakemba RSC Roll of Honour

Bowra, Private Leslie no. 52 36th Battalion Born at Ballarat. Enlisted at Warwick Farm 11/9/1915. Next of kin, wife, Margaret Bowra. Returned to Australia 18/10/1917 Roll of Honour, Canterbury District (Boura, L.)

Bowran, Second Lieutenant John no.2630 54th Battalion 6th Reinforcements c/- Mrs E. Bagust, “Gossmoor” Gould Street,

Canterbury. Wesleyan Minister [Methodist Clergyman] Born Tooting, Surrey, England. Educated Dod’s Grammar School, Walton-on-Thames. Came to Australia aged 19 years. Enlisted at Lithgow 18/10/1915, aged 32. Single. Methodist. Next of kin, brother, Edwin Bowran, c/- Mrs Calver “The Hollies” Edge Lane, Liverpool. Embarked from Sydney 7/10/1916 per HMAT A40 Ceramic. Died 25/9/1917 at Polygon Wood, aged 34. Memorial on the Menin Gate. Information from Edwin Bowran, brother, 70 Laurel Road, Edge Lane, Liverpool, England. Memorial Board, Methodist Church, Canterbury Road, Campsie Anzac Memorial has Bowram, J. Tele/Mirror list 11/11/1993 Bowran, John Canbury [i.e. Canterbury] died 25/9/1917

Boyd, Private David no.28111 5th Division Ammunition Column 7th Reinforcements, later 4th Australian Field Artillery Brigade “Lansdell” Duntroon Street, Hurlstone Park Born 1896, son of Robert & Emily Boyd Enlisted 5/9/1916, aged 20. Single. Church of England. Next of kin, father, R. Boyd, “Lansdell” Duntroon Street, Hurlstone Park. Serving in the 7th A.A.S.C. at enlistment Embarked from Sydney 25/10/1916 per HMAT A11 Ascanius Returned to Australia 1/7/1919 Monument, Canterbury Public School Monument, Euston Square, Hurlstone Park Roll of Honour, St Stephens Church, Hurlstone Park

Boyd, Lance-Corporal William L. no.3703 2nd Battalion 12th Reinforcements Haldon Street, Lakemba. Engine Driver Enlisted 26/8/1915 aged 28. Single. Presbyterian. Next of kin: uncle, Thomas Taylor, Haldon Street, Lakemba. Casualty List SMH 22/12/1917 Wounded Lakemba RSC Roll of Honour

Boyle, Driver James Harold no. 18413 Field Company Australian Engineers April 1917 Reinforcements, later 3rd Field Company Australian Engineers Ninth Avenue, Campsie. Compositor/Manager Enlisted 14/5/1917, aged 29. Married. Church of England. Next of kin, wife, Mrs Jane Boyle, Ninth Avenue, Campsie. Embarked from Sydney 2/8/1917 per HMAT A28 Miltiades Returned to Australia 4/7/1919

Canterbury's Boys  

The names of over 1,900 men and five women associated with the Canterbury District who enlisted in World War I, for service with the Austral...

Canterbury's Boys  

The names of over 1,900 men and five women associated with the Canterbury District who enlisted in World War I, for service with the Austral...

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