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Alexander Samuel BOYD

Regimental number6531
Place of birthDookie, Victoria
SchoolDookie and Melbourne State Schools, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressBruce Rock, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J A Boyd, Bruce Rock, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of wounds
FateDied of wounds 20 August 1918
Place of death or woundingLe Havre, France
Date of death20 August 1918
Age at death23
Place of burialSte. Marie Cemetery (Plot III, Row P, Grave No. 6), Le Havre, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth, Sanford Street, Geraldton, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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