VX13608 Arthur Harold 'Sapper' Boyes, MID

Date of birth1896-03-23 Melbourne VIC 
Date and unit at enlinstment (ORs)  1915-02-18   
Royal Military College  1915-02-18 - 1918-12-11   
Date commissioned  1918-12-12   
Interwar Service 1  1921-05-01  adjutant & QM 28th battalion 
Interwar Service 2  1925-05-18  adjutant & QM 44th battalion 
Interwar Service 3  1926-12-12  captain 
Interwar Service 4  1928-04-23 - 1934-04-22  aide de camp Gov WA 
Interwar Service 5  1931-04-25  adjutant & QM 11/16th battalion 
Interwar Service 6  1933-10-21  attached Headquarters Field Troops 5 MD 
Interwar Service 7  1934-03-27  adjutant & QM 36 battalion 
Interwar Service 9  1938-11-14  brigade major 1st Brigade 
Career summary 1  1939-11-13  general service officer grade 2 Operations AHeadquarters 
Career summary 2  1940-04-04  seconded 2 AIF major 
Career summary 3  1940-05-07  brigade major 20th Brigade 
Career summary 4  1940-10-17  lieutenant colonel commanding officer 2/26th battalion 
Appointment  1940-10-17 - 1942-02-06  Battalion: 2/26th; Rank on appointment: lieutenant colonel; Appointed from: brigade major 20th Brigade; Reason for end of appointment: removed from command new command -infantry battalion 
Career summary 5  1941-08-15  arrived S'pore 
Career summary 6  1941-11-28  attached 2/20th battalion 23 
Career summary 7  1942-02-06  relinquished command 2/26th battalion 
Appointment  1942-02-06 - 1942-02-12  Battalion: X (ad hoc- S'pore); Rank on appointment: lieutenant colonel; Appointed from: commanding officer 2/26th; Reason for end of appointment: killed in action: Singapore 
Career summary 9  1942-02-10  MIAbK reported 
Career summary 12  1942-02-12  KInterim Army reported 
killed in action  1942-02-12   
Career summary 11  1942-02-16  missing in action reported 
Career summary 10    X battalion overun in vic Jurong trig point 
Interwar Service 8    adjutant & QM 41 battalion 28 Sep 36 (admin commanding officer) 
Career summary 8    commanding officer X battalion (ad hoc bn of stragglers, rfts, base tps etc.) 6 Feb 42 [possibly considered best man to weld this lot together] 
Date of death1942-02-12  

Occupation: Staff Corps Officer