Regimental number5809
Place of birthTumut New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPostal assistant
Address270 Liverpool Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Robert Dear, Simpson Street, Tumut North, New South Wales
Previous military service5th Australian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date28 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919