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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title: Neil Boyle
Name: Boyle, Neil Stuart
Also known as: Boyle, Niel Stuart
Rank: Lieutenant
Place of Birth: Morven (Qld.)
Next of Kin: James and Mary Boyle - Parents ; 50 Webb Street, Wellington, New Zealand. Native of Queensland.
Biographical notes: Boyle was apparently a singer of some note, and a member of a Darwin Band.
Occupation: Engineer
Date of Enlistment: 15-Mar-1915
Age at Enlistment: 29
Unit: 26th Battalion, D Company
Service: Australian Imperial Force
The 'Taiyuan' contingent left on the 4th March 1915 and consisted of Messrs. Neil Boyle; J. T. Johnson; L. P. Weatherby; R.W. Stirling; P. C. Reaby; G. Dickason; Jas M. McDonald; G. Classen; J. Buckley and J. Beattie. Boyle embarked from Brisbane on board HMAT A60 'Aeneas' on 29 June 1915. He was wounded many times prior to being killed on 5 September 1918. In the service records on pages 56 and 57, March 1921, there appears to be some confusion with a Private Percy Spain 6645 from Port Darwin as having identical next of Kin as P. Boyle.
Date of Death: 1918-09-05
Place of Death: Rouen Hospital (France)
Place of Burial: St. Sever Cemetery (France)
Memorials: Darwin Cenotaph
Related link: Darwin Returned Servicemens' League (RSL) : A Concise History of its Conception and Development by Clive Francis Geddes. Darwin : Clive Francis Geddes, 2011.
Unit War diary
Nominal Roll
"Mock Court Martial on Taiyuan", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 25 March 1915: p. 4.
Official History of Australia in the War of 1914–1918 Volume VI – The Australian Imperial Force in France during the Allied Offensive : The Diggers - 1918 edited by C.E.W. Bean. Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1941.
"Sports at Port Darwin", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 7 January 1915: p.12.
"Our Boys at the front", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 16 March 1916: p.15.
Embarkation Roll - HMAT A60 'Aeneas'
"Letter from Aldernay, near Brisbane", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 17 June 1915: p.10.
"Boxing day sport at Pine Creek", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 7 January 1915: p.11.
"The Taiyuan contingent", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 11 March 1915: p.12.
"Letter from Jim McDonald", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 25 May 1918: p.20.
"Carpenters Union Gathering", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 4 March 1915: p.18.
"Soldier's letters", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 16 March 1916: p.15.
"Elected Committee member for the Workers Club", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 23 January 1913: p.3.
"Volunteers for Active Service", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 1 October 1914: p.10.
Service Record
Roll of Honour
Paul A. Rosenzweig. "Honouring the Northern Territory's war dead." Sabretache, v.30, no.1, January /​ March 1989: p.3-6.
Commonwealth War Graves - St Sever Cemetery, Rouen - Niel (Neil) Stuart Boyle
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: ANZAC
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.identifier.uri: http://hdl.handle.net/10070/214559
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