William John DWYER MM


DWYER, William John

Service Number: 6242
Enlisted: 7 October 1915
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 10th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Zeehan, Tasmania, Australia, November 1895
Home Town: Hobart, Tasmania
Schooling: St Virgils Catholic College, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Pneumonia, France, 31 October 1918
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
Block S, Plot II, Row EE, Grave 13
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Hobart Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

7 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 6242, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column
10 Dec 1915: Involvement Gunner, SN 6242, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column
10 Dec 1915: Embarked Gunner, SN 6242, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, HMAT Barambah, Melbourne
1 Jul 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Driver, 24th Field Artillery (Howitzer) Brigade
25 Jan 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Driver, 10th Field Artillery Brigade
31 Oct 1918: Involvement Driver, SN 6242, 10th Field Artillery Brigade
23 May 1919: Honoured Military Medal, The Battle of Amiens, He was awarded for conspicious gallantry and devotion to duty near Creisy, August 18th 1918.

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