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John Campbell BOYD

Regimental number2041
Place of birthWedderburn, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGroom
AddressAddison Street, Casterton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie Maud Boyd, Addison Street, Casterton, Victoria
Enlistment date5 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Date of death12 October 1917
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXXIV, Row , Grave No. 13), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Eliza BOYD; husband of Mrs A.M. BOYD, Casterton, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1801 Lance Corporal Robert Steel BOYD, 38th Bn, killed in action, Messines, Belgium, 9 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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