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Alexander Colin Boyd

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  • Service number
    13/980 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Trooper AWMM
    Auckland Mounted Rifles AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander Colin AWMM
  • Surname
    Boyd AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    13/980 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Martinborough, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Martinborough, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Martinborough, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Jessie Boyd (mother), Martin Street, Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 Feb 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
      Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
      Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    13/980 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 14 Feb 1915-26 March 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 17 or HMNZT 18 or HMNZT 19 AWMM
    Vessel was Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima AWMM
    Trooper AWMM
    Auckland Mounted Rifles AWMM
    3rd Reinforcements AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Trooper AWMM
    Auckland Mounted Rifles AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William and Bessie Isabella Boyd, of Martin St., Upper Hutt, Wellington AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
  • Date of death
    28 August 1915 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Death notes
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Hill 60 (New Zealand) Memorial, Hill 60 Cemetery, Turkey AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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  • Have your service medal safe. Was found in a book at my father's house (Ken Boyd) 100 hundred years, almost to day of your original departure for Gallipoli. Rest in peace.
    Public - Graeme - Other relative - 16 February 2017

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16 February 2017GraemeWellingtonOther relative