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Percival John BOYLE

Regimental number7200
Place of birthHawthorn, Victoria
SchoolCamberwell State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTraveller
AddressAlbert Park, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs H Boyle, 292 Cecil Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Scottish Regiment, Citizen Military Forces, Victoria for 5 years.
Enlistment date22 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWas twice rejected when attempting to enlist; was operated on in the military ward of Melbourne Hospital to be made fit for service.
FateDied of wounds 24 September 1918
Place of death or woundingnr Peronne, France
Date of death24 September 1918
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row G, Grave No. 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Elizabeth BOYLE; husband of Hilda BOYLE, 292 Cecil Street, Albert Park, Victoria. Born at Hawthorn, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: Robert BOYLE, wounded, returned to Australia.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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