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Number Private 4375

Battalion 22nd Battalion

Place of Birth Williamstown

Next of Kin His father,
George William Bollom of Tarwin

Date and place of enlistment Leongatha 4/2/1916

Physical details on enlistment Age 22 years 6 months, 5'8",
9 stone 3, grey eyes and brown hair

Religion Church of England

Occupation farmer

Date and place of death

He died of measles and bronchial pneumonia

Location of grave or memorial

He is buried in St Nicholas Parish Churchyard, Brockenhurst Hampton England

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

His family lived in Tarwin

Military History

He is on the Meeniyan Honour Roll
4/2/16 He enlisted in Leongatha
7/2/16 He embarked Melbourne on the HMAT Orantes
10/4/16 He arrived in Suez
17/6/16 He had gastro enteritis and went to Lark Hill in England
14/8/16 He had severe gastroenteritis, which lasted 14 days
12/9/16 He was seriously ill with pleuro pneumonia
30/10/16 He died of illness
Extensive report in his file on the pneumonia p 15, 16, 17, 18, and a post mortum p 24
His effects consisted of a razor strap, razor, shaving brush, pipes, handkerchiefs, small bag, note book, tobacco pouch and letters


BOLLOM, Ernest

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