The AIF Project

Edgar Andrew DYRING

Regimental number704
Place of birthBrighton, Victoria
SchoolHummfray Street State School, Ballarat East, Victoria
Address9 Clarendon Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, C Dyring, 9 Clarendon Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date26 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Trench Mortar Battery
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularA splendid shot with the rifle when with the 23rd Battalion, 6th Infantry Brigade and picked as a sniper at Gallipoli.
FateDied accidentally 1 June 1917
Place of death or woundingDernancourt, near Albert, France
Age at death25
Family/military connectionsBrother: 761 Corporal Hugh DYRING MM, 6th Light Trench Mortar Battery, returned to Australia, 9 December 1918.

Print format    

© The AIF Project 2024, UNSW Canberra. Not to be reproduced without permission.