|Place of birth||Donegal, Ireland|
|Address||Powell Town near Yarra Junction, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Father, G. Boyce, Leherkenally, Donegal, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||57th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Moved out from 2nd Training Bn, Zeitoun, 26 February 1916; taken on strength of 59th Bn, Tel-el-Kebir, 26 February 1916. Transferred to 57th Bn, Tel-el-Kebir, and taken on strength, 15 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria on HT 'Kalyan' and proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 24 June 1916.
Admitted to 14th Field Ambulance, 20 July 1916, and transferred to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station (gun shot wound, neck); to Ambulance Train, 20 July 1916, and admitted to 25th General Hospital, 21 July 1916. Embarked Boulogne on HS 'St. Denis' for base details in England, 29 July 1916; taken on strength of No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 30 August 1916; marched into No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 20 September 1916 (classified B1A); marched into 15th Training Bn, Codford, 9 October 1916.
Proceeded to France through Folkestone on SS 'Princess Victoria', 5 December 1916; marched into 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 6 December 1916; moved out to field, 21 December 1916; rejoined unit, 24 December 1916.
Admitted to 5th Divisional Rest Station, 14 May 1917 (influenza); rejoined unit in the field, 4 June 1917; proceeded to England on leave, 4 September 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 17 September 1917; proceeded to United Kingdom on leave, 8 October 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 28 October 1918.
Admitted to 15th Australian Field Ambulance, 27 December 1918, and transferred to 5th Casualty Clearing Station (scabies); discharged to unit, 6 January 1919; moved out from field, 4 February 1919. Embarked Havre and proceeded to England, 14 February 1919; disembarked Weymouth, 15 February 1919, and marched into 2nd Brigade Convalescent Camp, Codford.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 13 March 1919 (venereal disease); discharged to 2nd Training Brigade, Codford, 22 March 1919 (total period of treatment for venereal disease: 10 days); marched into No 2 Group, Weymouth, 7 June 1919.
Found guilty at Weymouth, 23 June 1919, of neglecting to go out on parade for fatigue despite being ordered to do so, 22 June 1919: awarded fine of 1 days' pay; forfeited total of 1 days' pay.
Commenced return to Australia on HT 'Port Melbourne', 5 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 20 August 1919. Discharged 3rd Military District, 12 October 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Fawkner Cemetery|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BOYCE Daniel Hugh|