Joseph Godfrey DWYER

DWYER, Joseph Godfrey

Service Numbers: NX82953, N265899
Enlisted: 26 June 1941
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, 22 March 1911
Home Town: Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died Of Wounds, Australia, 6 May 1944, aged 33 years
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
T C 11, Sydney War Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Lance Corporal, NX82953
26 Jun 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, N265899
8 Jan 1942: Enlisted NX82953
8 Jan 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lance Corporal, NX82953, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
7 Sep 1943: Involvement Lance Corporal, NX82953, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion, New Guinea - Huon Peninsula / Markham and Ramu Valley /Finisterre Ranges Campaigns

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Biography contributed by Jeffrey Crisdale

Lance Corporal Joseph Godfrey Dwyer later died in Australia on 6 May 1944 from wounds earlier received during the 2nd/17th Bn assault/defence of Jiveveneng Village, New Guinea in Novemebr 1943.