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John George DWYER

Regimental number342
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCleaner
AddressArtillery Barracks, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J G Dwyer, Rankin Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date5 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Group
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal (Immediate award)


Recommendation date: 4 February 1918

FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 120
Date: 7 August 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 August 1960

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