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John Joseph BOYLE

Regimental number58761
Date of birth26 April 1898
Place of birthHurstville, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWest Kogarah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 4"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, J J Boyle, Rawson Avenue, West Kogarah, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets (4 years); in the 38th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces (2 years; still serving at time of AIF enlistment).
Enlistment date27 April 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th General Service (NSW) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date4 February 1920
Other details

War service: embarked Sydney, 17 July 1918; admitted to ship's hospital at sea, 15 august 1918; discharged from ship's hospital, 18 August 1918; disembarked, London, England, 27 September 1918, and marched into 12th Training Bn.

Transferred to Reinforcements, 34th Bn, and marched out to 9th Training Bn, 17 October 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 22 January 1919; marched into Australian Infantry Base Depot, Rouelles, 25 January 1919.

Appointed Temporary Corporal, 24 May 1919.

Transferred to Australian Staging Camp, 10 June 1919.

Struck off strength, Australian Staging Camp, on marching out to England for 14 days' leave, 24 July 1919.

Failed to report to Headquarters on expiry of leave, 22 August 1919; reported absent without leave, 4 September 1919; reported to HQ, 4 September 1919 (reported lost: lateness excused).

Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 6 September 1919, and reverted to Private; discharged, 15 October 1919; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 40 days.

Marched into Group Clearing, Sutton Veny, 15 October 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Aeneas', 22 November 1919; disembarked Sydney, 12 January 1920; discharged, Sydney, 4 February 1920.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death25 July 1960

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