Thomas Leo DWYER

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DWYER, Thomas Leo

Service Number: 692
Enlisted: 3 October 1914, Winchelsea, Victoria
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 8th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Mirnie, Victoria, 26 December 1893
Home Town: South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Station hand
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 7 August 1915, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Winchelsea WWI Memorial
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World War 1 Service

3 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Winchelsea, Victoria
12 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 692, 8th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
12 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 692, 8th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Armadale, Melbourne
7 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 692, 8th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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"DWYER.- In sad and loving memory of Private Thomas Leo Dwyer, 8th Light Horse, who was killed at Lone Pine, Gallipoli, August 7, 1915. 

Rest in peace. -(Inserted by his loving mother, brothers, and sisters.)" - from the Melbourne Argus 07 Aug 1915 (nla.gov.au)