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Theodore Penleigh BOYD

Regimental number5
Place of birthWestbury, Wiltshire
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationArtist
AddressWarrandyte, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 8.5"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Susan Gerard Boyd, Warrandyte, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 November 1915
Place of enlistmentAscot Vale, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameMining Corps Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Electrical & Mechanical Mining Company
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Discharge date27 April 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 30 January 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 21 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit: cardiac debility), 27 April 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Benleigh.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BOYD Theodore Penleigh

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