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Boyce, Private Robert (Thomas)

Male 1888 - 1917


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  • Name  Boyce, Private Robert (Thomas) 
    Title  Private 
    Born  19 Dec 1888  Yackandandah, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Reference Number  5555 
    Died  10 Nov 1917  Passchendaele, Ypres, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I28  Boyce Genealogy
    Last Modified  18 Oct 2013 

    Father  Boyce, John,   b. 01 Jun 1855, Barker Station, Mt. Harcourt, Victoria, Aust. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Apr 1911, Tallangatta, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Creamer, Catherine Alice,   b. 17 Apr 1861, Yackandandah, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1955, Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  06 Jun 1880  Yackandandah, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F3  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    War Memorial (world War I) - Tallangatta Valley
    War Memorial (world War I) - Tallangatta Valley
    The war memorial to the Tallangatta Valley soldiers who lost their lives in the first world war. The monument was erected in the gardens of the Tallangatta Valley School. The names of Tom and Jim Boyce are engraved on the monument.

    The memorial was dedicated on January 29, 1920. Newspaper reports of the day state that the weather lent itself to the occasion, and that the beautiful garden connected to the school was crowded with people.

    Headstones

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    Thomas Boyce
    Thomas Boyce
    Original war grave of Thomas Boyce
    Tom Boyce Grave at Tyne Cot, Belgium. Anzac Day 2013
    Tom Boyce Grave at Tyne Cot, Belgium. Anzac Day 2013
    Tom Boyce Grave at Tyne Cot - ANZAC Day 2013
    Tom Boyce Grave at Tyne Cot - ANZAC Day 2013

  • Notes 
    • Wodonga and Towong Sentinel Friday 4 June 1909
      LAND NOTICES.
      Renewal of Licenses Approved. - Mar-
      tin V. Bohun, 3a, Berringa; Jas. T. Bills-
      borrow, 1a 2r, Dederang; Conrad Bock,
      2a 3r 35p, Berringa; John Billsborrow,
      jun., 1a 2r, Dederang; Jno Boyce, jun., 1a
      2r, Dederang; Thos. Boyce, 3a,Wyeeboo;

      Killed in action WW1.
      Private Thomas Boyce - 5555
      23rd Bn. Australian Inf.
      Killed in action - 10 November 1917, aged 28,
      Commemorated - Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele,
      Belgium, Plot XL, Row G, Grave No. 6

      Enlisted in the Australin Imperial Force at Tallangatta, Victoria on 22 March 1916.
      Stated on enlistment that he was born at Yackandandah, Victoria and that he was 27 and 3/12 years of age.
      Served overseas in France with the 23rd Australian Infantry Battalion.
      Killed on action in Belgium in 17 November 1917.

      Medals Issued: British War Medal
      Victory Medal