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Francis Edward DWYER

Regimental number981
Place of birthOberon New South Wales
SchoolVarious public schools, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMeekathara, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinFather, Owen Dwyer, West Wyalong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the South African War (6th Imperial Bushmen).
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death21 June 1915
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row I, Grave No. 19), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Owen and Eliza DWYER. Native of Oberon, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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