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Alfred BOYER

Regimental number6467
Place of birthCape Colony, South Africa
SchoolBrookvale Public School, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia10
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRock chopper
AddressBrookvale, via Manly, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Boyer, Brookvale PO, Brookvale, via Manly, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 November 1917
Date of death11 November 1917
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXII, Row EE, Grave No. 27), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Annie BOYER, Pilgrims Run, Brookvale, New South Wales. Native of Cape Town, South Africa
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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