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Andrew BOYD

Regimental number3032
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolBonegilla State School, and Wesley College, Melbourne, Victoria
AddressBonegilla via Wodonga, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James Boyd, Bonegilla via Wodonga, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 April 1918
Place of death or woundingNieppe Wood, nr Hazebrouck
Date of death14 April 1918
Age at death24.6
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialNieppe-Bois (Rue-De-Bois) British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Jeannie BOYD, Ballarat, Victoria

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