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Roy DWYER

Regimental number325
Place of birthCreswick, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressRaglan Street, Creswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMaggie Dwyer, Raglan Street, Creswick, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches (Awarded)


Consistent good work and leadership during period February - September 1917.
Recommendation date: 20 September 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Other details

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

Date of death20 July 1939
Place of burialBrighton General Cemetery

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