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David Ferguson BOYD

Regimental number29500
Date of birth4 February 1888
Place of birthBeechworth, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrazier
AddressStockdale via Stratford, North Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinBrother, W N Boyd, Stockdale via Stratford, North Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date7 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 118
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: enlisted, Royal Park, Victoria, 17 September 1940; discharged, 30 December 1946, as V6157 Corporal, 17th Australian Garrison Bn.
Date of death8 August 1947
Age at death59
Place of burialBriagolong Cemetery, Victoria

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