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Frederick William DYER

Regimental number4799
Place of birthThomastown, Victoria
SchoolThomastown State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFireman
AddressSpring Street, Thomastown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr W Dyer, Spring Street, Thomastown, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row C, Grave No. 55), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary Hartnell DYER, Spring Street, Thomastown, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin Pte Colin McKimmie officially reported missing 26/8/16.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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