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Edward Joseph BOYNE

Regimental number4370
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarriage cleaner
Address135 Regent Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6"
Weight153 lbs
Next of kinFather, W Boyne, 135 Regent Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 December 1915
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date17 April 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Czarita', 16 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit: wounded, right leg amputated above the knee), 17 April 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 June 1927
Age at death33
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (. R.C. 9, 1730), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BOYNE Edward Joseph

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