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William Edward BOYD

Regimental number828
Place of birthBotany, New South Wales
SchoolChatswood Public School, New South Wales
AddressChurch Street, Chatswood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather
Previous military serviceServed in the Militia.
Enlistment date25 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death9 April 1918
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialGentelles Communal Cemetery (Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Johanna BOYD, Sydney Street, Chatswood, New South Wales

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