Alexander BOYNE

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BOYNE, Alexander

Service Numbers: 3363, 3363A
Enlisted: 3 November 1916, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Glasgow, Scotland, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Painter/Fruit Hawker
Died: Killed in action, France, 16 July 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Crucifix Corner Cemetery
Plot 1X, Row E, Grave 10
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Gayndah District HR
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World War 1 Service

3 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Brisbane, Queensland
24 Jan 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3363, 49th Infantry Battalion
24 Jan 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3363, 49th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ayrshire, Sydney
16 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3363A, 25th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 25th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography

Arrived in Australia aged 29 years

25 Battalion

Rank - Private

12 April 1917 - Disembarked at Devonport

13 April 1917 - Charged with disobeying an order at Codford; fined 3 days full pay

8 January 1918 - Proceeded overseas from Southampton

11January 1918 - Proceeded to join unit

15 January 1918 - Taken on strength

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son of Mary M. and the late Alexander M. Boyne of Glasgow, Scotland. Brother of Eliza Killin of Gosford Park, Gayndah,Queensland

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