BOSTON, William Jeremiah
(Service number 84250)

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Date 12 August 1887 Place of Birth NZ

Enlistment Information

Date * July 1918 Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farmer & bee keeper
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs Eliza Jane BOSTON (mother), Winchester, South Canterbury
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 2 May 1969 Age 81 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 265, Plot 893
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

William Jeremiah Boston was the only son of Jeremiah and Eliza Jane (née Morris) Boston. William served in New Zealand only.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [17 March 2017]; Temuka Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [19 March 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [19 March 2017]

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