Killed as a direct result of enemy action. Buried at Sea. HMS Grafton was struck by Turkish shells off Suvla, Gallipoli on 12th August 1915, killing nine of her crew including John Bolger.
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Son of John & Mary Bolger née Bennett of Wexford. Husband of Mary Bolger née Murphy of Byrne's Lane. Father of Patrick Bolger Worcestershire Regiment 15th Bn. (49878). Gallipoli/ Dardanelles campaign casualty.