|Place of birth||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Goodwood, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Father, F J T Boys, 74 Torquay Street, Glenelg, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Question on attestation form: Have you been convicted by the Civil Power? Answer: Yes. Assaulting Police on 7th December 1914.|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked from Adelaide, 12 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 30 September 1916. Marched in to 3rd Training Bn, Perham Downs, 1 October 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 3 May 1917; taken on strength, 10th Bn, 22 May 1917.
Admitted to 17th Casualty Clearing Station, 3 November 1917 (pyrexia, unknown origin); transferred to 18th General Hospital, Camiers, 6 November 1917; discharged to Base Details, 29 November 1917 (influenza); rejoined unit, 7 December 1917.
Proceeded to X Corps Signal School, 17 January 1918. Admitted to New Zealand Reinforcements Field Ambulance, 28 February 1918 (pyrexia, unknown origin); rejoined unit from hospital, 11 June 1918.
Wounded in action, 28 June 1918 (gun shot wound, arm and face); admitted to 83rd General Hospital, Boulogne, 29 June 1918. Transferred to England, 1 July 1918, and admitted to Suffolk Military Hospital, Colchester, 2 July 1918. Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 22 July 1918. Granted furlough, 25 July 1918, to report to No. 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 8 August 1918. Moved out to Overseas Training Brigade, 17 September 1918.
Married Elizabeth Charlotte CRAMP at Christ Church, Croydon, Surrey, 28 December 1918. Found guilty of being absent without leave, 2-8 January 1919: awarded 10 days' Field Punishment No. 2 and forfeiture of 17 days' pay, 10 January 1919. Marched out to 2nd Training Brigade, 27 January 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Benalla', 2 April 1919; discharged, 28 June 1919.
Total war service: 3 years 142 days (of which 2 years 283 days were abroad)Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal