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Charles Edward DYER

Regimental number2288
Date of birth18 August 1884
Place of birthBalaklava, South Australia
SchoolBalaklava Public School, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter
AddressHamley Bridge, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie Dyer, Hamley Bridge, South Australia
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Discharge date11 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Taken prisoner of war, 2 April 1917; repatriated, December 1918; arrived in England, 6 December 1918. Arrived in Australia, 17 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 November 1935
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery

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