Frank Gordon DYER

DYER, Frank Gordon

Service Numbers: 1712, 1712A
Enlisted: 4 January 1915, Enlisted at Oaklands, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
Born: Plymouth, England, 1894
Home Town: Brighton, Holdfast Bay, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm Hand
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 9 December 1915
Cemetery: 7th Field Ambulance Cemetery
Special Memorial, Row A, Grave 7 Rev. J.L. Cope officiated Headstone inscription reads: Their glory shall not be blotted out, 7th Field Ambulance Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Brighton WW1 Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

4 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1712, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), Enlisted at Oaklands, SA
14 Sep 1915: Involvement Private, 1712, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '12' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Ballarat embarkation_ship_number: A70 public_note: ''
14 Sep 1915: Embarked Private, 1712, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), HMAT Ballarat, Adelaide
9 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, 1712A, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 1712A awm_unit: 16 Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1915-12-09

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Catherine Gwynne Dyer of Heathwell,  2 Victoria Terreace, Paignton, Devon, England

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