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Boyd, Andrew (Andy) (1893–1918)

Profound regret was expressed in Wodonga and district on Sat last when it became known that Andrew Boyd, only son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Boyd, formerly of Bonegills and of Scarsdale, in the Ballarat district has been killed in action. The mere ? were conmunicated by the deceased soldier's father. "Andy," who was 25 years of age, was particularly well known and highly-respected throughout this district, where he had spent almost his whole career. As a boy he attended the Bonegilla State School under his father's tuition, and years later entered Wesley College, where he spent a couple of years. At the expiration of his school ? "Andy" joined the Albury Branch the Bank of New South Wales, afterwards connected with branch of that bank at Wodonga, Culcairn and Chiltern, and was regarded as a capable and conscientious officer in banking circles. The deceased young man enlisted about three years ago and after some 12 months service was reported as wounded; however he recovered and entered the line ? During his stay in Wodonga, he was one of the keenest supporters of the local football, cricket and tennis clubs, and was regarded as being one of the foremost athletes in the district. Much sympathy is for Mr. and Mrs. Boyd in their sad bereavement.

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'Boyd, Andrew (Andy) (1893–1918)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/boyd-andrew-andy-20914/text31587, accessed 6 December 2022.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1 December, 1893
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Death

14 April, 1918 (aged 24)
France

Cause of Death

killed in action

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