Joseph Patrick BOYLE

49th Infantry Battalion, AIF

Private, Regimental No. 2398.

Killed in Action, 12 October 1917, Passchendaele, Belgium.

Biographical Details

Born: 27 March 1879 at Port Douglas, QLD, Australia.

Father: Terence BOYLE.

Mother: Ellenor Pass BADGER.

Marital Status: Single.

Education: State School, Queensland.

Occupation: Labourer.


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 17 April 1916 at Bundaberg, QLD.

Address at Enlistment: Bundaberg, QLD.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

19 September 1916 with 49th  Battalion,

5th  Reinforcements at Brisbane, QLD on Ship H.M.A.T. A49 "Seang Choon".

Cause of Death: Killed in Action on

12 October 1917 while serving with 49th  Battalion at Passchendaele, Belgium at the age of 37 years.

Burial place: No known grave.

Next of Kin:  Step-Mother, Mrs. William Boyle, Hope Street, Spring Hill, Brisbane, QLD.

Religion: Roman Catholic.


Commemorative Details


The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium Panel No: 29.


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