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Jack Luke DWYER

Regimental number787
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressThird Creek, Magill, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Dwyer, Third Creek, Magill, South Australia
Enlistment date23 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 20238 Sergeant Joseph John DWYER, 8th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 2 January 1919; 20239 Gunner William Lawrence DWYER MM, 8th Field Artillery Brigade, died of wounds, 27 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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