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Frank Arthur BOYDEN

Date of birth14 July 1890
Place of birthArmadale, Victoria
Other NamesBOYDEN, Frank Arthur Stewart
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDarnum, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 5"
Weight115 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elinor J Boyden, Darnum, Gippsland, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the St George's Rifles; 1 year in the Citizen Military Forces.
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name19th Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion


Unit: 19th Battalion
Promotion date: 1 January 1918

FateReturned to Australia 22 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date20 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Appointed to a Commission in the British Army, May 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Bakara', 22 December 1918; discharged, Sydney, 20 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 February 1952
Age at death60
Place of burialSt Thomas Cemetery (Section B Grave 15A), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BOYDEN Frank Arthur

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