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Edward BOYLAN

Regimental number1683
Place of birthColton, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressPort Augusta, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 9"
Weight163 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Boylan, Colton, West Coast, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Discharge date8 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Armagh', 5 April 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 16 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 8 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BOYLAN Edward

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