|Place of birth||South Melbourne, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of Christ|
|Address||66 Holden Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs S Joyner, 66 Holden Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in the Junior Cadets for 3 years; Senior Cadets for 4 years; Citizen Military Forces for 1 year: ast time of AIF enlistment still serving in 28th Field Ambulance.|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||7th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'Excellent courage under fire in attention to wounded. (Near Ypres 20-22 September 1917)'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'Near POLYGON de ZONNEBEKE east of YPRES, during operations on 20/22nd September 1917, Pte. JOYNER displayed excellent courage undr heavy fire in attending wounded. Although wounded he carried on with his work.'
War service: admitted to Convalescent Camp, Helouan, 12 November 1916 (influenza).
Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Demosthenes', 17 March 1916 (guard duty).
Returned to Egypt on board HT 'Demosthenes', 19 April 1916 (escort duty).Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Delta', 24 January 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 24 April 1919
|Miscellaneous details||Name recorded incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Benjamin Boaz JOYNER. See R2589 Benjamin Boag JOYNER for second period of service.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, JOYNER Benjamin Boag|