William Boles

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Glasgow
  • Service no: S/3495
  • Rank: Private
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  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 25.09.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 78 to 83

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Slamannan
  • Address:
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  • Mother:

    Margaret Boles, 7 Central Ave, Viewpark, Uddingston

  • Father:

    John Boles, 7 Central Ave, Viewpark, Uddingston

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More about William Boles

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial. He was the brother of Boy 1st Class, John Boles, J/46754, H.M.S. Indefatigable, who was killed in action, 31.05.1916.

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