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Alfred Frank BOYS

Regimental number17056
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
OccupationBank clerk
AddressEudunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.5
Height6' 0.5"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Marion Selina Boys, PO Eudunda, Eudunda, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 October 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 5, Engineer Reinforcements 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/15/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Omrah on 19 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 13 July 1919
Discharge date4 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Persic', 13 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 4 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BOYS Alfred Frank

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