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William BOYD

Regimental number3243
Place of birthLidcombe, New South Wales
SchoolConvent School, Lidcombe, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPainter
Addressc/o Mrs Dixon, Third Avenue, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Boyd, Third Avenue, Hyde Park, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Date of death19 July 1916
Age at death25
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 7), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
156

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