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John BOYD

Regimental number3114
Place of birthCarlisle, Cumberland, England
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address24 Berley Street, Springhill, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ruby Stella Boyd, 24 Berley Street, Springhill, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date25 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Date of death24 April 1918
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row N, Grave No.10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and jane BOYD; husband of Ruby Stella BOYD, Block 272, Soldiers' Settlement, Elimbah, Queensland. Native of Carlisle, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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