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John Joseph DWIAR

Regimental number2908
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
SchoolCatholic School and School of Mines, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFitter
AddressKadina, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Edward John Dwiar, James Street, Prospect, South Australia
Enlistment date12 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 6 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Sp. Mem. A. Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward John and Bridget Mary DWAIR, James Street, Prospect, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6071 Pte William Alfred DWIAR, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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