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Alfred John BOYS

Regimental number1017
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressQueen's Park, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, John Wm Boys, George Street, Queen's Park, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Date of death19 February 1961
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery

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