Donald Boyd

Private Donald Boyd served in Northern Ireland with the 6th Battalion of the Royal Berkshire Regiment when he died on 28th June 1940 aged only 20 years old.

Private

Donald Boyd

5337490

Private Donald Boyd served in Northern Ireland with the 6th Battalion of the Royal Berkshire Regiment when he died on 28th June 1940 aged only 20 years old.

Private Donald Boyd (5337490) served in 6th Battalion of the Royal Berkshire Regiment.

The 6th was a territorial battalion based in Northern Ireland, The Orkneys, and the south of England between 1943-1947.

Remembering Donald Boyd

The private was twenty years old when he died on 28th June 1940. He was the son of Albert John Boyd and Ada Sophia Boyd of Reading, Berkshire, UK.

Donald Boyd’s grave is in Section C, Square 1, Grave 1 of Ballymena New Cemetery, Ballymena, Co. Antrim. The bottom of his headstone bears the inscription: “He Did His Duty. He Could Do No More”.

Newsletter Signup

If you'd like to hear more from WartimeNI, you can sign up for regular free updates to your inbox. Just enter your email address below.