Painting of Alexander David Boyle who served in HMS New Zealand

Painting – A D Boyle

Oil painting of Alexander David Boyle by artist Colin Wynn. Painting based on Boyle dressed in a Sub Lieutenant uniform in 1908. Painting was commissioned by the Navy Museum Trust Board for the A D Boyle Room.

Lieutenant Alexander David Boyle is the only known New Zealander to have served at all three major naval battles of World War One. Boyle served in HMS New Zealand at the battles of Heligoland Bight, Dogger Bank and Jutland.