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William Bernard TYLER

Regimental number1270
Place of birthEugowra, New South Wales
SchoolPeak Hill Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShearer and station cook
AddressGoondiwindi, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Tyler, Goondiwindi, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 May 1915
Place of enlistmentGoondiwindi, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 17 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 10 November 1917
Place of death or woundingJerusalem, Sinai
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Bernard and Emily TYLER, Goondiwindi, Queensland. Native of Eugowra, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 419 Pte Samuel Alloisus TYLER, 13th Machine Gun Company, killed in action, 27 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Marched out to Serapeum, 23 February 1916.

Killed in action, Palestine, 10 November 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, TYLER William Bernard

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