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John DWYER

Regimental number3819
Place of birthStrathmerton, Victoria
SchoolChristian Brothers Catholic School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSlaughterman
Address59 Gower Street, Kensington, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Dwyer, 59 Gower Street, Kensington, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death4 May 1917
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
96
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Dwyer, 5 Altona Street, Kensington, Victoria
Family/military connectionsHe had his cousin and nephew killed also a brother wounded.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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