Thomas Joseph BOYER


BOYER, Thomas Joseph

Service Number: VX40076
Enlisted: 22 June 1940, Caulfield, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/23rd Infantry Battalion
Born: NARRAWONG, Victoria, 25 April 1906
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, Tobruk, 17 May 1941, aged 35 years
Cemetery: Knightsbridge War Cemetery
Row 15. Plot A. Grave 3. His name is located at panel 50 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Portland WW2 Honour Roll
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World War 2 Service

22 Jun 1940: Involvement Private, SN VX40076, 2nd/23rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW2
22 Jun 1940: Enlisted Caulfield, Victoria

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Father  Edwin Robert Boyer  and  Mother  Mary Josephene Boyer,
of Narrawong, Victoria.

Described on enlisting as

22/6/1940           Enlisted at

Embarked from              on board



Last known rank: Private in 2nd / 23rd Australian Infantry Battalion

17/5/1941           Killed in action
buried in:            Row 15.  Plot A. Grave 3
                           Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Darnah province, Libya                           


Sourced and submitted by Julianne T Ryan.  5/12/2014.  Lest we forget.