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Patrick Thomas DWYER

Regimental number1185
Date of birth26 June 1892
Place of birthOberon, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
Address49 Rotchford Street, Erskineville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 2.5"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Dwyer, 49 Rotchford Street, Erskineville, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 March 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date19 August 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Itonus', 10 June 1916 (requiring hernia operation: refused to have the operation); discharged, Sydney, 19 August 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Re-enlisted, 7 June 1918; listed as deserter, 5 August 1918.
Date of death22 April 1929
Age at death41
Place of burialCorowa Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, DWYER Patrick Thomas

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