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James Martin DWYER

Regimental number6305
Place of birthYea, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShearer
AddressYarck Post Office, Yarck, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Thomas Dwyer, Yarck PO, Yarck, Victoria
Enlistment date23 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death28.5
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row F, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
101
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Annie DWYER, Yarck, Victoria. Native of Kilmore, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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