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Full Name: Peter Harry Alan Boyd
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Peter Harry Alan
Surname: Boyd
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 14201
Gender: Male
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Enlistment Address: C/o Club Hotel, Westport, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: New Zealand Infantry
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 50
Campaigns: Crete
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Crete
Date of Death: 23 May 1941
Age at Death: 24
Year of Death: 1941
Cemetery Name: Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece
Grave Reference: 15. A. 10.
Biographical Notes: Son of Alan McNeil Boyd and Jane Kirihahae Boyd, of Gisborne
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
  • Correspondence with family
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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