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Richard DWYER

Regimental number3725
Place of birthTamworth New South Wales
SchoolConvent School, Tamworth, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressThe Morning Star Hotel, Cooper Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Miss M Dwyer, The Morning Star Hotel, Cooper Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Mooltan on 11 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Place of burialPuchevilleers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
28
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: richard and Margaret DWYER. Native of Tamworth, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother Mathew Dwyer served three years and a cousin who was killed.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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