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27166   Private Andrew Boyd
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 25/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 10th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 07/12/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 31
Andrew Boyd was the son of Mrs Margaret Boyd. Andrew was born about 1886 in Seapatrick, County Down. The 1901 census records Andrew as 15 years old. Andrew and the family were living in Ballysaggart, Dungannon. Andrew’s mother Margaret Anne was a widow. Andrew had left school and was working as a weaver. The 1911 census shows Andrew had married about 1906. Margaret and he had three children. Andrew worked as a painter. Private Boyd was serving with the 10th Battalion of The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France on 17th December 1917, aged 31.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Cambrai Memorial
  Louverval, Nord, 
Grave Ref: Panel 5-6
CWGC Casualty 1751401
The Cambrai Memorial stands on a terrace in Louverval Military Cemetery, which is situated on the north side of the N30, south of Louverval village. Louverval is 13 kilometres north-east of Bapaume and 16 kilometres south-west of Cambrai.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - WWI - Panel 1 Dungannon
2 St Annes Church Of Ireland - WWI Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Boyd family Lists Andrew as living with the family at house 29 in Ballysaggart, Derrygortrevy, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Boyd family Lists Andrew as living with his wife and children at house 15 in Union Place,Dungannon
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2020