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Donald Leo BOYLE

Regimental number1802
Place of birthPort Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) School, Abbotsford, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address292 Johnston Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Johanna Boyle, 293 Johnston Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Date of death14 October 1917
Age at death22.6
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialNine Elms british Cemetery (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 19), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and johanna BOYLE, 293 Johnston Street, Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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