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Frederick Alexander BOYES

Regimental number6709
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMilk carter
AddressElliott Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.2
Height5' 5"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinFather, T Boyes, 255 Glebe Road, Glebe, New South Wales
Previous military servicePreviously rejected (1915) for AIF enlistment (medically unfit).
Enlistment date3 August 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date7 February 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 6 November 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, right knee) Sydney, 7 February 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 July 1960
Age at death67
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BOYES Frederick Alexander

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