Wallace BOYLE

Regimental number3325
Place of birthBelfast, Co Antrim, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSubiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Height5' 6.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Hamilton, 136 Newtown Road, Belfast, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 October 1916
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Discharge date22 January 1918
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Fremantle, 23 December 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 16 February 1917; marched in to Pioneer Training Bn, Larkhill, 18 February 1917.

Admitted to Military Hospital, Fargo, 2 March 1917 (bronchitis); discharged from hospital and marched in to Pioneer Training Bn, Fovant, 19 March 1917; marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 8 October 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 5 November 1917; disembarked Perth, 23 December 1917; discharged, 22 January 1918 (medically unfit: myalgia and senility).

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BOYLE Wallace