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BOAG, David



22nd Infantry Battalion

Leongatha 13 November 1913

Arthur Boag, his father Son of Arthur Edward and Ellen Frances Boag, of Tarwin Lower

21 July 1941 Leongatha

Tarwin Lower


9 December 1943, aged 30, in Papua New Guinea

He is buried in Lae War Cemetery Papua New Guinea and on memorials in Leongatha and Tarwin Lower

David farmed in the Tarwin Lower area. The extended Boag family have resided in
Meeniyan, Walkerville, Waratah and Stony Creek.

David was an original member of the Leongatha detachment of the 22nd Militia Battalion when it was
formed in 1938 and went on to full time army service in 1941. After training in Victoria the 22nd
Australian Infantry Battalion sailed for New Guinea in early 1943 and saw action in Milne Bay, Lae and
Finschhafen. After action against the enemy David was admitted to hospital with malaria and passed away
on the morning of 9 December 1943.


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