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Soldier profiles

Name : BOYD, LEONARD JOHN
Service Number : VX21913
Date of Birth : 31/01/1920
Place of Birth : BENDIGO, VIC
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Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 04/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : BENDIGO, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : BOYD, SELENA
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : PRIVATE
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) :
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War :
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : 24/10/1945
Date Died : 17/03/1973
Age at Death : 53
Community Roll of Honour : N/A
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : BENDIGO CEMETERY, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA.
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : NO
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6206728 [OPEN]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   L_JUREY_1.jpg

Background : Son of Melville and Selina Boyd of Bendigo. Brother of VX21936 Henry William Boyd (2/2 Pioneer). Brother of VX125333 Gordon Boyd. Father of Lilian. Evacuated home with a serious medical condition from the Middle East.