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DEWAR, Reg

Service Number: WX7410
Enlisted: 6 August 1940, Claremont, Western Australia
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 2nd/11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Subiaco, Western Australia, 1915
Home Town: Cottesloe, Peppermint Grove, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Printer
Died: Died of wounds, Niap, Papua New Guinea, 7 January 1945
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

6 Aug 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN WX7410, Claremont, Western Australia
18 Feb 1941: Promoted 2nd AIF WW 2, Lieutenant, 2nd/11th Infantry Battalion
7 Jan 1945: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Lieutenant, SN WX7410, 2nd/11th Infantry Battalion, Aitape - Wewak, New Guinea

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Biography contributed by Amanda Fernando

"...WX7410 Lieutenant Reg Dewar of Cottesloe, WA. A printer before enlisting in the Second AIF in August 1940, Lt Dewar served in the 2/11 Battalion in the Middle East and Pacific campaigns. He was killed in action at Niap, east of the Danmap River, New Guinea, on 7 January 1945, age 30." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)