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John Denis FRYER

Regimental number3044
Date of birth--/09/1895
Place of birthSpringsure, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSpringsure, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 11"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinFather, Charles George Fryer, Springsure, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in Citizen Forces, 3 months in 7th Infantry, 21 months P.C.I
Enlistment date10 June 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 5 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF52
Promotion date: 25 January 1917


Unit: INF51
Promotion date: 1 July 1917

FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on University of Queensland Roll of Honour ('Pro Patria Ceciderunt'; They fell for their Country), St Lucia, Queensland. Parents: Charles George and Rosina FRYER
Discharge date24 August 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orontes', 15 May 1919; disembarked Sydney for Brisbane, 1 July 1919; discharged Brisbane, 24 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death6 February 1923
Age at death27
Place of burialSpringsure Cemetery, Queensland

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