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Colin DYER

Regimental number2354
Place of birthBourke New South Wales
SchoolWrightville Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address12 Francis Street, Hyde Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Dyer, 12 Francis Street, Hyde Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1918
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 44), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parent: Elizabeth May DYER, 27 Bloomfield Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales. Native of Cobar, New South Wales

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