Dwyer J.M

James McDonald Dwyer

Service Record

Regimental number- 3045

ReligionRoman- Catholic

Occupation- Station hand

Address- Avondale, Bellatta, New South Wales

Marital status- Single

Age at embarkation- 18

Next of kin- Father, James Jameson Dwyer, Avondale, Bellatta, New South Wales

Enlistment date- 18 September 1916

Rank on enlistment- Private

Unit name- 33rd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement

AWM Embarkation Roll number- 23/50/3

Embarkation details- Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917

Rank from Nominal Roll- Lance Corporal

Unit from Nominal Roll- 33rd Battalion

Fate- Returned to Australia 8 July 1919

What a station hand did

In Australia, a station is a large place used for livestock production.The owner of a station is called a grazier or pastoralist. A station hand is the person who helps to do the jobs around and help run the farm.
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Avondale, Bellatta

This is a mamorial in the town of Avondale, Bellatta whare Dwyer J.M came from.
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Yerong Creek Public School

This site is a project with the Yerong Creek community in commemoration of the centary of the Gallipoli campaign on April 15 1915.