Robert Norman BOYLE


BOYLE, Robert Norman

Service Number: 1626
Enlisted: 22 February 1916, Enlisted at Hamilton, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 58th Infantry Battalion
Born: Cavendish, Victoria, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Cavendish, Southern Grampians, Victoria
Schooling: Gringegalgona Stte School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Bullecourt, France, 12 May 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

22 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1626, 60th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Hamilton, Victoria
4 May 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1626, 60th Infantry Battalion
4 May 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1626, 60th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Lincoln, Melbourne
6 Jan 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 58th Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 60th Battalion to the 58th Battalion in the field
12 May 1917: Involvement Private, SN 1626, 58th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William and Marian Elizabeth Boyle of Cavendish, Victoria later of 'Nigretta' Hamilton, Victoria

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal