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William Robert Boyd

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Boyd AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • South African 450 AWMM
    • WWI 11/1283 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 April 1873 BDM Online RangioraCanterbury BDM Online
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Birth certificate shows his birth as 21 April 1873 Public - Pauline Mary - Other Relative - 23 April 2015 - Birth certificste
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Matahiwi, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer, Grocer Public - Pauline Mary - Other Relative - 23 April 2015 - Information from family records
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs A.B. Boyd (wife), Seatoun, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    19 June 1901 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married To Annie Burnside Hardie in Wellington 19 June 1901. On the day of his marriage he was presented with medals for service in South Africa during the Boer War by the then Duke of York later to be King George V. Children: Mary Burnside born 7 October 1902; Kenneth Samuel born 2 March 1904; Colin Robert Born 9 February 1907; Doreen's Elsie born 21 April 1908; Noelene Jessie born 25'December 1911; Lindsay Catherine born 30 July 1915 - her father was in camp when she was born and did not see his youngest daughter until his return from WW1 (Source: Family Contribution, April 2015). AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farmer Public - Pauline Mary - Other Relative - 23 April 2015 - Information from family records
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 February 1946 Public Source
    OtakiWellington Region Public Source
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    • Karori Main Cemetary with his wife, Mother and Father Public - Pauline Mary - Other Relative - 23 April 2015 - Visited the grave
    • Karori Main Cemetery Public - Judith Florence - Other Relative - 17 June 2015 - Family history
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
17 June 2015Judith FlorenceWellington, New ZealandOther Relative
23 April 2015Pauline Mary Porirua City New ZealandOther Relative
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