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Archibald Reginald BOYCE

Regimental number511
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolHighbury Council School, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs G A Boyce, 3 Claremont Avenue, St Louis, Annexe, Montreal, Canada
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Date of death9 August 1918
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 15), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Elizabeth BOYCE. Born in London, England

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