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Regimental number3274
Date of birth10 June 1889
Place of birthProspect, New South Wales
SchoolCecil Park and Hoyton Park Public Schools, via Liverpool, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSleeper hewer
AddressKirup Post Office, Kirup, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs A M G Boyland, c/o Mr C Boyland, Centennial Park via Liverpool, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 May 1916
Place of death or woundingnear Armentieres, France
Date of death30 May 1916
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 38), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Courtney and Elizabeth BOYLAND; husband of Amelia BOYLAND, Atkinson Street, Liverpool, New South Wales. Born at Prospect, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 312 Pte John BOYLAND, 3rd Bn, returned to Australia, 15 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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