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Francis Benjamin DYER

Regimental number2807
Place of birthScottsdale, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressKoomeela, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Dyer, Koomeela, Tasmania
Enlistment date30 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret DYER
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 July 1925 or 1935
Age at death30
Place of burialCarr Villa Cemetery, Launceston, Tasmania

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