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John Herbert DWYER

Regimental number1645
Place of birthWellington New South Wales
SchoolCatholic School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarter
Address99 Regent Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Patrick Dwyer, 99 Regent Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Mary DWYER, 99 Regent Street, Redfern, New South Wales. Native of Wellington, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsHis brother T M DWYER was killed at Gallipoli.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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