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Thomas Hewett BOYD

Regimental number63
Date of birth--/05/1892
Place of birthLinton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHawker Street, Alphington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Boyd, Hawker Street, Alphington, Victoria
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF6
Promotion date: 5 August 1916

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName given on RoH circular as Thomas Hewett Alphington BOYD. Enlisted, 22 August 1914. Wounded, 25 April 1915 and 26 April 1917. Promoted 2nd Lieutenant, 5 August 1916; Lieutenant, 12 May 1917.
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBroodseinde, Passchendaele, Belgium
Date of death4 October 1917
Age at death25
Place of burialPasschendaele New British Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row C, Grave No. 7), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Family/military connectionsBrother: 5207 Harold William BOYD, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, died of wounds, Poperinge, 24 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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