William Arthur Hamilton Boyd

1901 Jan 30. Born Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, son of a Church of England Clergyman.

1901 census

1911 census at school at St Ronans, Mill Road, East Preston, Sussex

1920 Jul 21. To be 2nd Lt, 4th battalion Royal Sussex Regt.

1920 Oct 18. Joined ADRIC with RIC no 79144. ADRIC no 774. R Sussex Regt. From Haywards Heath, Sussex.

1921 Mar 4 to 18 Mar on Leave

1921 Jun 16. Rathcoole Ambush He was in a convoy of about 25 Auxiliaries in 4 Crossley Tenders who were ambushed in Co Cork. Based with L Coy at Millstreet. Boyd and Shorter were killed