1894 Nov 16 Born at Cornsilloch, Dalserf, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
1901 census at Violet Cottage, Carluke, Lanarkshire. Son of William Boyes, a Colliery Enginekeeper
1915 Feb 2. Lands in France
1917 Oct 31. The undermentioned from Officer Cadet Units to be 2nd Lts. R Scots. John Paul Boyes.
1919 May 1. 4th Bn., Royal Scots.— 2nd Lt. J. P. Boyes to be Lt.
1920 Aug 26. 4th Bn., Royal Scots.—Lt J. P. Boyes relinquishes his commission on account of ill health, and retains the rank of Lt.
1920 Sep 17. Joined ADRIC with service no 574. Posted to G Coy
1921 Mar 2. Permitted to resign
1942 Mar 21. Marriage to Margaret Haddow Wilson at Larkhall, Lanarkshire
1979 Oct 12. Died in 19 Allison St, Carstairs Junction, Lanark, Scotland aged 85.