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John James DWYER

Regimental number1084
Date of birth5 March 1894
Place of birthLilyvale, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTeamster
AddressHelensburg, Liverpool
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMrs. F.J. Dwyer, Helensburg, Liverpool
Enlistment date11 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 7 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6729 Pte Thomas DWYER, 1st Bn, killed in action, 3 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 August 1965
Age at death71
Place of burialCremated: Northern Suburbs Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales

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