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Vincent Edward Sylvester DAINER

Regimental number5803
Date of birth19 April 1894
Place of birthTweed River, New South Wales
SchoolMurwillumbah and Tweed River
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBaker
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Dainer, Queen Street, Grafton, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: Sergeant Roy Dainer, 25th Battalion
Other detailsService Salisbury Plain and France. Wounded at Zonebeke 4 October 1917, invalided to England, recovered and returned to unit. Wounded again June 1918
Date of death9 November 1957

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