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William Augustus DWYER

Regimental number1707
Place of birthCoonamble New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrazier
AddressWyanbah, Walgett, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, John Dwyer, Gaylong Vale, Beambri, Walgett, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A10 Karroo on 5 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 26 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1708 Pte Pierce Ignatius DWYER, 12th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 17 July 1919; 1709 Pte Vincent Alphonsus DWYER, 12th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 8 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 October 1954

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