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Michael Fahey Boyle

Birthplace: Papakura, Auckland, New Zealand
Death: Died in Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Cause of death: CEREBRAL ABSCESS
Place of Burial: Waitakere, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of James Boyle and Jane Boyle
Husband of MABEL A. BOYLE
Father of Mary Ellen Jones; James Michael Boyle; Norman Wesley Boyle; JAMES M. BOYLE; NORMAN W. BOYLE and 2 others

Managed by: Erin Spiceland
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Michael Fahey Boyle (12/376) a bushman from Dargaville, was part of the 15th (North Auckland) Regiment - New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion. Landed at ANZAC Cove - Wounded at Quinns Post Gallipoli. Returned to NZ and later served with the Samoa Relief Force before being medically discharged.

                                                   MICHAEL FAHEY BOYLE.
    MICHAEL FAHEY BOYLE   was born in  1878 at Papakura, Auckland, he was the youngest son of James and Jane Boyle. Michael's father James was born in Tipperary, Ireland, and Jane was born in Panmure, Auckland. James the father a  Settler of Papakura registered the birth of Michale on 3 June 1878.
    Michael married Mabel  Ann Pearce on 17 October 1904, in the Auckland Registry Office, one of the Witnesses was Wilfred John Johnson,(Wilfred would be a cousin of Mabel Pearce, Wilfred's mother Bella Ann Johnson ( nee Hindman/Hyndman), later to become Bella Ann Rolander, was a sister of Mary Pearce (nee Hindman), Mabel's mother.
  Michael was a bushman,  Mabel and Michael had two children, James Michael Boyle 20 January 1906, Auckland, and the second child was  Norman Wesley Boyle, 9 May 1909, in Auckland. Their
third child Mary Ellen Boyle, was born on 8 February 1914 in Dargaville. The youngest child Iris Othella Boyle, was born 21 November 1915, in Auckland.
 While Michael and Mabel lived in Dargaville, Michael attempted to rescue a young lad Albert Charles Wyatt (8) from drowning at Dargaville, on January 19th 1914.
  Later on on July 10th 1914, The Court of Directors of the Royal Humane Society made the following Awards. for Bravery, one of those was Michael Fahey Boyle.
 Michael Fahey Boyle, served in WW1, 1914-1918, Serial   NO 12/376,, Enlistment address, Dargaville, Main Expeditionary Force, Auckland Infantry Battalion, Samoan Relief, Embarking Date 16 October 1914, 5 February 1917. from Auckland. Vessel Star of India or Waimana and Talune. Destination Suez,  Egypt., Apia Samoa.
   September 11 1915,-- New Zealand Mounted Rifles, Passenger List 'SS TAHITI', Home sick and wounded.. The second big batch of sick and wounded soldiers returned to N.Z. by the Troopship Tahiti. 27 Hospital cases and 59 for convalescence  The Tahiti berthed at Glasgow Wharf, Wellington..
A list of Auckland Infantry Battalion, among a long list includes Michael Fahey Boyle (MB)
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May 31, 1878
Papakura, Auckland, New Zealand
January 20, 1906
Age 27
Auckland, New Zealand
January 20, 1907
Age 28
Auckland, New Zealand
May 9, 1909
Age 30
Auckland, New Zealand
June 9, 1909
Age 31
Auckland, New Zealand
February 8, 1914
Age 35
Dargaville, Northland, New Zealand
February 8, 1914
Age 35
Dargaville, Northland, New Zealand
- 1918
Age 35
November 21, 1915
Age 37
Auckland, New Zealand