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William Francis DYER

Regimental number607
Place of birthBapaume, Somme Sector, France
SchoolNational School, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
AddressBoden Hall, Upton St Leonards Gloucestershire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMrs R Dyer, Boden Hall, Upton St Leonards, Gloucestershire, England
Enlistment date1 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularServed in Egypt, Gallipoli and France. Ship torpedoed on way to Dardanelles from Egypt.
FateKilled in Action 10 February 1917
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 38), France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Honor DYER, Bowden Hall, Upton, St. Leonard's, Gloucester, England. Native of Cheltenham, England

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