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William John BOYER

Regimental number5986
Place of birthWestbury, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWestbury, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs E A Boyer, Westbury, Tasmania
Enlistment date2 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 2 May 1916. Taken on strength, 12th Bn, 26 January 1917. Wounded, 5-8 May 1917, 19-20 September 1917, 8 January 1918 (mortally).
FateDied of wounds 10 January 1918
Date of death10 January 1918
Age at death24
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 1), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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