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Private 4375

22nd Battalion

Williamstown, Victoria

His father, George William Bollom of Tarwin, Victoria

Leongatha, Victoria 4/2/1916

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

Church of England


He died of measles and bronchial pneumonia

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

His family lived in Tarwin, Victoria

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



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BOLLOM, Ernest

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