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Richard Parkinson DYSON

Regimental number96
Place of birthLancashire, England
Other trainingSeaman in Naval Forces, in Kitcheners Horse in South African War.
Age on arrival in Australia4
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDiver
Address35 Smith Street, Northcote, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel Dyson, 35 Smith Street, Northcote, Victoria
Enlistment date26 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingProyart, near Peronne, France
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 14), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
128
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie DYSON, husband of E.A. DYSON, 41 Smith Street, Thornbury, Victoria. Born in Lancashire, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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