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27166   Private Andrew Boyd
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 03/01/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 10th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 05/08/1885
Died: 07/12/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 32
Andrew Boyd was the son of Hugh and Margaret Boyd. He was born on 5th August 1885 in Seapatrick, County Down. He was one of five children. his father died when he was ten years old. He was a weaver for a brief period before becoming a painter. He married Margaret Smith and they had six children. 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.
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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 St Annes Church Of Ireland - WWI Dungannon
2 Dungannon War Memorial - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - WWI - Panel 1 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 2015-2023