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Benjamin Irwin DYER

Regimental number6309
Place of birthGoulburn New South Wales
SchoolGoulburn Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressNewtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs I Dyer, 32 Denison Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 March 1918
Place of death or woundingPloegsteert, Messines Battle (Belgium)
Age at death33
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
88
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Isabella DYER, Strathfield, New South Wales. Native of Goulburn, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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