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James BOYD

Regimental number4658
Place of birthWooloowin, Queensland
SchoolBrisbane Central School, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressIsedale Street, Woolloowin, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John McNeil Boyd, Isedale Street, Woolloowin, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name26th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 12 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Date of death14 November 1916
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialDartmoor Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 12), Becordel-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
107
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret BOYD, Iredale Street, Wooloowin, Brisbane
Family/military connectionsCousin: Pte John Macdonal MACFARLANE, 41st Bn.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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