We remember David Erskine Boyle

We remember David Erskine Boyle

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Timeline

Timeline

1889
birth Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland United Kingdom Source:8451171 Source:8451177 9th September 1889
1903
education Malvern College Malvern, Worcestershire United Kingdom Source:8451171 1903 - 1908
1908
education Royal Military College, Sandhurst Sandhurst, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:8451171 September 1908
1914
dates Age 24 Source:7480243 26th August 1914
1914
death Killed in Action Killed in the act of summoning aid for a fellow officer who had just been wounded. He was buried by his own men close to where he fell. near Cambrai France Source:7480243 Source:8451171 26th August 1914
burial La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Seine-et-Marne France Source:7480243
service British Army Second Lieutenant Lancashire Fusiliers Source:8451171
service British Army Lieutenant Lancashire Fusiliers Source:8451171

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names David Erskine
Initials DE
Last Name Boyle
Source 7480243
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSubRankSource
British Army Lancashire Fusiliers Second Lieutenant
British Army Lancashire Fusiliers Lieutenant
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Rear-Admiral Robert Hornby Boyle father

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Hannah21187
British Army, Bond of Sacrifice: Officers Died in the Great War 1914-1916 Transcription Hannah21187
British Army, De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Transcription Hannah21187
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Hannah21187
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Hannah21187
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial
Medal Index Card

External Evidence

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Poems dedicated to and about David, written by his sister Mary E. Boyle (1916) Connie110407
The Bond of Sacrifice: David Erskine Boyle Hannah21187

Multimedia

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Lieutenant David Erskine Boyle James201

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