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William DYNES

Regimental number1531
Place of birthRingwood, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.2
Height5' 8.25"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Dynes, Ouyen PO, Ouyen, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 October 1914
Place of enlistmentWedderburn, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1589
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 September 1915
Discharge date25 July 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Ulysses', 4 September 1915; disembarked Melbourne, 30 September 1915; discharged (medically unfit: loss of use of left arm, gun shot wound), Melbourne, 25 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 February 1953
SourcesNAA: B2455, DYNES William

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