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Thomas DWYER

Regimental number5566
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolRoman Catholic School, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse driver
AddressPresident Avenue Kogarah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John Dwyer, President Avenue Kogarah, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 May 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 8), Sailly-Laurette, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Julia DWYER, Upper Barron, Atherton, Cairns, Queensland. Native of Mount Zeehan, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsCousin to Jack Dwyer VC (South Bruny, Tasmania)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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