Beryl Emmett WYMAN


WYMAN, Beryl Emmett

Service Number: 2690
Enlisted: 17 June 1915, Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Seattle, Washington, USA, 18 December 1889
Home Town: Marrickville, Marrickville, New South Wales
Schooling: America
Occupation: Oil Engine Driver
Died: Acute oedema of the lung, France, 26 November 1918, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Premont British Cemetery
Plot 111, Row E ,Grave 21 "In fond remembrance of my husband who died for home and country"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Sydney Metropolitan Water Sewerage and Drainage Board WW1 Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

17 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2690, Liverpool, NSW
9 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2690, 1st Infantry Battalion
9 Aug 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2690, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Sydney
22 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2690, 1st Infantry Battalion
22 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2690, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Beryl Emmett WYMAN stated he was born in Vancouver, Canada on his service records but other records state he was born on 18th December, 1889 in Seattle, King County , Washington, USA

His parents were Lester Francis WYMAN & Zella Eldora CURTIS

He married Queenie May MADIGAN in Sydney in 1909 - 4 known children

1. Cecil Glynn WYMAN

2. Lester James WYMAN

3. Dorothy WYMAN

4. Bernice WYMAN


His son Lester James WYMAN (SN 62894) served in the Australian Air Force in WW2 and was discharged in 1945