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Albert Edward BOYD

Regimental number1716
ReligionMethodist
OccupationEngine driver
AddressFinley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinAnnie Boyd, Finley, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 10 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1735
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1489 Pte Leslie Davis BOYD, 5th Trench Mortar Battery, killed in action, 28 July 1916; 1717 Pte Reuben Ernest BOYD, 1st Bn, returned to Australia, 1 November 1917; 4246 Alfred Norman BOYD [name does not appear on Nominal Roll]; 5340 Pte John William BOYD, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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