Norman Lockhart DREYER DSO, MiD

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DREYER, Norman Lockhart

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 20 October 1915, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: 14th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Bathurst, New South Wales, 28 November 1888
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Sydney Boys High School
Occupation: Solicitor
Died: Died of wounds, France, 6 August 1918, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Longueau British Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

20 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, SN Officer, Sydney, New South Wales
18 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 5th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Persic, Sydney
18 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 5th Field Artillery Brigade , Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
21 Jan 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Major
6 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Major, 14th Field Artillery Brigade , "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Norman Lockhart DREYER was born on 28th November, 1888 at Bathurst, NSW

His parents were Herbert Augustus Clifford DREYER and Helen Margaret McLACHLAN who married in Sydney in 1888

His father was born in Fort Beaufort, Eastern Cape, South Africa and died on 20th June, 1940 in Rondelbosch, Cape Town, South Africa - his mother Helen was born in Sydney & died in 1935 in Sydney