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Hugh Neil BOYD

Regimental number1875
Place of birthColac, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationIronmonger
AddressAuburn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.9
Height5' 5.5"
Weight117 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Boyd, Digby Road, Hamilton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months in Senior Cadets; 2 years in Citizen Military Forces; living in Exempt Area under Compulsory Military Training scheme at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date9 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 April 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2037
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateDischarged 1 April 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5043 Pte William Charles BOYD, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 March 1919.
Other details

War service: England

Discharged from the AIF, 1 April 1920, in consequence of desertion (absent without leave as from 22 April 1917).

Medals: forfeited eligibility for war medals.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BOYD Hugh Neil

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