Lt Frederick John Boyd MC


1892 Dec 20. Born Liverpool, Lancs

1893 Jan 17 Baptised

1901 census. I cannot find them

1911 census at 20 Bankville Road Birkenhead (as on MIC as well)

1915 Jul 19 Lands in France

1918 Feb 27. The undermentioned cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. - Frederick John Boyd

1918 Feb 27. Machine Gun Corps. The undermentioned temp. 2nd Lts. to be temp. 2nd Lts.: —F. J. Boyd, from Ches. R. (attd.).

1918 Sep 12. Gazetted MC. T./2nd Lt. Frederick John Boyd, 62nd Bn , M.G. Corps. For conspicuous gallantry at Havrincourt on 12th Sept.. 1918. in successfully leading his section across exposed ground swept by intense shelling and in establishing two guns in advanced positions of great tactical importance. He assisted in organising the defence, and maintained the advanced positions throughout a most critical period.

1919 Aug 27. Machine Gun Corps.The undermentioned temp. 2nd Lts: to be temp. Lts. : — F. J. Boyd, M.C.

1920 Dec 15. Machine Gun Corps. The undermentioned temp. Lts. relinquish their commissions on completion, of service, 15 Dec. 1920, and retain the rank of Lt.: — F. J. Boyd, M.C

1920 Aug 3. Joined ADRIC with service no 77

1920 Oct 4 Discharged from ADRIC as medically unfit.

1941 Jul 4. Cheshire R. War Subs. Lt. F. J. Boyd (119230) relinquishes his commn. on account of ill-health.

1960 Jan 17 Died Birkenhead, Cheshire