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Gilbert Morrison BOYLING

Regimental number1107
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolUniversity College, Ballarat, Victoria
Other trainingHorticultural College, Burnley, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressChurch of England Vicarage, St Arnaud, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Rev Frederick Boyling, The Vicarage, St Arnaud, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 December 1917
Place of death or woundingWarneton, Belgium
Date of death3 December 1917
Age at death30
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 30), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in St Arnaud Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Frederic and Grace BOYLING
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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