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William BOYD

Regimental number5137
True NameNEWSON, William James
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressDarlinghurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinAunt, Mrs E Newson, 48 Palmer Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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