PREVIOUS SERVICE – 1 year – 88th Infantry Perth, WA
18/08/1914- To 11th Battalion Blackboy Hill WA as Private
9/09/1914- To ” C ” Company 11th Battalion
2/11/1914- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Ascanius ” bound for Egypt
26/11/1914- Disembarked Alexandria ex Australia to Overseas Training Base
2/03/1915- Embarked Alexandria with Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces bound for Gallipoli Peninsula
2/05/1915- Wounded in Action Gallipoli ( Gunshot Wound Wrist )
12/05/1915-  Evacuated/Admitted Australian & New Zealand Convalescent Hospital Helouan Egypt
22/05/1915- Discharged from Hospital to Duty Zeitoun Egypt
20/07/1915- Admitted Convalescent Hospital ex Greek Hospital Egypt
19/08/1915- To Imperial School of Instruction AIF Egypt as Corporal
18/10/1915-  Appointed Sergeant at Imperial School of Instruction
3/05/1916- Transferred to 13th Field Artillery Brigade 51st Battery Ferry Post Egypt as Sergeant
10/05/1916-  Reverts to Corporal at Own Request
16/06/1916- Embarked Alexandria with British Expeditionary Forces bound for Marseilles France
23/06/1916- Disembarked Marseilles
18/04/1917- Promoted Temporary Sergeant 13th FAB in the field France
20/04/1917- Granted Leave
6/05/1917- Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Leave
6/06/1917- Transferred to 12th Battalion in the field France and Promoted to Sergeant
7/06/1917- Promoted to Second Lieutenant with 12th Battalion
21/07/1917- To Anzac Corps Signal School in the field France
3/09/1917- Rejoined 12th Battalion in the field France ex School
15/09/1917- Killed in Action BELGIUM.


1914/15 Star – Medal No. 2561

British War Medal – No. 3968

Victory Medal – No.3963

Memorial Plaque/Scroll – No. 357079



BOVELL, Pte. Cecil Alexander- 2145- 44th Battalion

BOVELL, CPL. Roy Herbert- 1721- 48th Battalion

BOVELL, Pte. William Allan- 4248- 48th Battalion.



Busselton War Memorial WA

Australian War Memorial Canberra ACT – Panel No. 65

Menin Gate War Memorial Ieper Belgium