John Richard DYSTER

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DYSTER, John Richard

Service Number: 454
Enlisted: 1 February 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 15 August 1875
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Grote Street Model School
Occupation: Printer
Died: Died of Illness (cerebro spinal meningitis), Lucknow Hospital, Tidworth, England, 4 November 1916, aged 41 years
Cemetery: Tidworth Military Cemetery, England
Memorials: National War Memorial (South Australia)
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World War 1 Service

1 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 454, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Adelaide, South Australia
9 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 454, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide
9 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 454, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1

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Biography

"THE LATE PRIVATE J. R. DYSTER.

Mrs. J. R. Dyster, 76, Hutt-street, has been notified that her husband, Private J. R. Dyster, died of meningitis in England on November 4. He left South Australia in June last. He was a printer and worked at Broken Hill for a number of years. At the time of his enlistment, however, he was employed in Adelaide. A widow and four children are left. Private Dyster was of a genial disposition and was highly esteemed by all who knew him." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 02 Dec 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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