Soldier Summary

John Edward Boag

Altername names
  • Redmond, Edward
Military History

Rank: Private

Unit: Australia. Australian Army. Australian Imperial Force (1914-1921).

Serial Number: 56128 (AIF); 133046 (British Army)


Occupation: laborer.
Enlisted in AIF 3/1/1916 at age of 15, claiming to be 18, and was discharged. Joined the Navy, but deserted in June 1918. Joined AIF as "Edward Redmond," giving birthplace as Birmingham, England.
Served in 10th Battalion AIF and 45th Battalion Royal Fusiliers.

Residence[1]Devonport, Tas., Australia
Enlisted[1]06/10/1918Adelaide, Australia
Birth1899 or 1901

[1]Anzacs in Arkhangel: the untold story of Australia and the invasion of Russia, 1918-19



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