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Alexander Boyd

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Boyd AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 54225 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1887 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 James Boyd (father), PO Box 8, Kaikoura, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 54225 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 Sheep farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Alexander Boyd was the son of Mr James Boyd and Jane Boyd, of Kaikoura, New Zealand.

    First cousin of Arthur Alexander Boyd (24/355) also kia. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 October 1918 AWMM
    Le CateauFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Anneux British Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM IV. C. 19. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Marlborough War Memorial, 20 Seymour Street, Blenheim, 7201 AWMM
    • Kaikoura War Memorial, 34 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300 AWMM
    • Kaikoura Anglican Church, 29 Torquay St, Kaikoura AWMM
    • Marlborough Great War Memorial, WW1 AWMM
    • Christchurch Boys High War Memioral
      Kaikoura Suburban School Roll of Honor
      Twin, Richard Henry Boyd, also killed in France.
      Murray Boyd, Kaikoura has both Brass Pennies Public - Gretchen - Direct descendant - 30 March 2018 - Family members have sited Memorials

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  • I always remember my grandmother Mrytle Boyd crying as she recalled her brother Alex who was killed in WW1. She said he appeared to her one night in her doorway and when she said is that you Alex he faded away so she knew before the message arrived back in Kaikoura that he had been killed.
    Public - Colleen Joy - Other relative - 13 January 2017

Sources

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
30 March 2018GretchenChristchurchDirect descendant
13 January 2017Colleen JoyAuckland NZOther relative
29 April 2015Online CenotaphAuckland, New ZealandResearcher