Brinley Richard BOYER


BOYER, Brinley Richard

Service Numbers: 1523, 1516
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, 1894
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 11 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Special Memorial C. 88. Personal Inscription THY WILL BE DONE
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

11 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1523, 1st Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
11 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1523, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Sydney
11 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1516, 1st Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Births Dec 1894  Boyer Brinley Richard Basingstoke 2c 201

He was  the son of Jane Boyer, of 7, London St., Basingstoke, England, and the late Frederick Boyer. He formerly served with the Royal Horse Artillery before emigrating to Australia where he was employed as a farrier prior to enlistment. Pte Boyer embarked with the 3rd Reinforcements from Sydney on HMAT Seang Choon on 11th February 1915. 

He is remembered on the Basingstoke War Memorial along with fellow Australian soldier , Private WILLIAM EDWARD NORTH also interred in LONE PINE CEMETERY, ANZAC.