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Henry William DREIR

Regimental number374
Place of birthSolferino, Grafton, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher
Addressc/o J Allen, William Street, Woolloongabba, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Mrs Ettie Buckley, 9 Little Toothill Street, Lewisham, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 12, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Other details

Son of Henry Frederick William Conrad Dreier and Mary Ann Hemfield Dreier

Brother, Corporal Frederick William Conrad Drier died of wounds during the 3rd Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele Campaign) on 13 October 1917 and is buried at the Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
Date of death22 September 1965
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales

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