Robert James BOYD

BOYD, Robert James

Service Number: 1713
Enlisted: 28 January 1915, Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion
Born: Waterloo, New South Wales, Australia, 18 April 1892
Home Town: Mascot, Botany Bay, New South Wales
Schooling: Gardener's Road Primary School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Dairy farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 13 August 1916, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Serre Road Cemetery No.2 Beaumont Hamel, France
Grave XV. F. 11
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mascot War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

28 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1713, 13th Infantry Battalion, Liverpool, NSW
17 Mar 1915: Involvement Private, 1713, 13th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '11' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Shropshire embarkation_ship_number: A9 public_note: ''
17 Mar 1915: Embarked Private, 1713, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Sydney
13 Aug 1916: Involvement Sergeant, 1713, 13th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 1713 awm_unit: 13 Battalion awm_rank: Sergeant awm_died_date: 1916-08-13

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 24 and the son of Robert James and Mary Jane Boyd.