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Le Boydre, P L

Terlincthun British Cemetery

Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, near Boulogne

Philip Louis Le Boydre


Philip Louis Le Boydre

Private Philip Louis Le Boydre
16th Battalion, Australian Infantry


Son of Samson Louis and Esther Thomasina Le-Boydre, of 26 Oubridge Terrace, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. Native of Jersey.

Pte Le Boydre immigrated to Australia as a seven year old with his family. In August 1917 he enlisted at Kalgoorlie, WA, before embarking for overseas service from Fremantle on SS Canberra on 23 November 1917. On 8 August 1918, while in action at Mericourt, Pte Le Boydre received a gun shot wound to the thigh; he died three days later at the 8th Stationary Hospital at Wimereux, France, aged 19. Pte Le Boydre is buried at Terlincthun British Cemetery, near Boulogne, France.

Died of wounds at 8th Stationary Hospital, Wimereux, aged 20 years


Australian service record


Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record


Portrait courtesy of the Australian War Memorial