|Place of birth||Dean's Marsh, Victoria|
|Other Names||Albert John|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||115 Wills Street, Ballarat, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary Russ, 115 Wills Street, Ballarat, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 1 year in the Cadets.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Ballarat, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||57th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/74/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Enlisted 21 February 1916. Taken on strength, 59th Bn, 24 May 1916.|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fromelles, France|
|Age at death||18|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 15), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 4 April 1916; disembarked Alexandria, no date stated.
Taken on strength of 59th Bn, Ferry Post, 24 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note on B.103, 'presumed buried in No Man's Land approx at 5J9043 to 5K0251 Sheet Hazebrouck 5a'.
Statement, Red Cross File No 481105, 1790 Corporal J. WOOD, C Company, 59th Bn, 13 October 1916: 'I was with him in the charge at Fleurbaix on the night of 19th July. We were going along when he was shot and went down, apparently killed. This was about 50 or 60 yards out from our own parapet where I saw him fall. We did not hold the [ground] on which he fell. I do not know if his body was got in or not.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BOYCE John Albert
Red Cross file 481105