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John Lewis Boyd

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Walton and Weybridge Cemetery, England, where 19 New Zealanders are buried. (Courtesy of Daphne Hobby, no date) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Lewis AWMM
  • Surname
    Boyd AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2300 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Wharepuhunga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.A. Boyd (mother), Kingswood, Hampshire, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2300 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 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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
    Paralysed by a gunshot wound to spine, on 21 February 1917 AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 4 April 1918 AWMM Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • The following transcribed newspaper item relating to Private Boyd was contained in an email communication between Margaret Marks, Ministry for Culture and Heritage, and Mrs Linda Smith, January/February 2004: "Received 3rd March 2 p.m. LONDON, 2nd March. The British Legion paraded, bearing the legion standard and the ANZAC banner, at the funeral of Private John Lewis Boyd, of the Auckland Light Infantry, who had been bedridden with a bullet wound in the spine since 1917. He was interred beside 19 compatriots."

    No. 2 New Zealand General Hospital, Mount Felix, Walton. (see vertical files (Hospitals, Military), Armoury Information Centre, Auckland War Memorial Museum) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 February 1932 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Walton and Weybridge (Walton-on-Thames) Cemetery, Surrey, England AWMM 408 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Waiuku War Memorial Hall, Queen Street Waiuku 2123 AWMM

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Sources

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