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John Richard DYSTER

Regimental number454
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolGrote St Model School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address76 Hutt Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Dyster, 76 Hutt Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of menigitis at Tidworth Military Hospital, England.
FateDied of disease 4 November 1916
Age at death41.2
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialTidworth Military Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 218), North Tidworth, Wiltshire.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Jane Sarah DYSTER, husband of M. Dyster, Kildalton, Avenue, Evandale, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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