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Wilfred Albert BOYS

Regimental number11915
Place of birthBridgewater, Somerset, England
SchoolDr Morgan's School, Bridgewater, Somerset, England
Age on arrival in Australia29
ReligionChurch of England
AddressStrathfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinSister, Mrs Unetta Louise Cozen, 'Filex Stowe', Boulevarde, Strathfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Ambulance 9, Section B
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Date of death31 August 1918
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Emily Maria BOYS. Born at Bridgwater, Somerset, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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