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Francis William O'DWYER

Regimental number3927
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressHipwood Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs E 0'Dwyer, 40 Burnett Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date19 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th MGC
FateKilled in Action 10 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 15), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
175
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Patrick and Mary Ellen O'DWYER, 40 Burnett Street, St. Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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