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John Francis DWYER

Regimental number741
Place of birthEnnistimon, Co Clare, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressRailway Hotel, Cunnamulla, N. Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Height5' 8.5"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinFather, Patrick Dwyer, Runistyon, Co Clare, Ireland
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Artillery, Fort West Moreland.
Enlistment date2 November 1914
Place of enlistmentCunnamulla, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A53 Itria on 9 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Place of burialQuinn's Post Cemetery (Special Memorial 38), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Brisbane on 'Itria', 9 February 1915.

Embarked Alexandria and proceeded to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 1 August 1915. Posted to 'A' Squadron, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 6 August 1915.

Killed in action, Gallipoli, 7 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DWYER John Francis

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