Peter Clive Dwyer

First Name: 
Peter
Middle Name: 
Clive
Last Name: 
Dwyer
Mother's Name: 
Elizabeth Dwyer nee Reid
Father's Name: 
Thomas Dwyer
Date Enlisted: 
Saturday, January 29, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
13th Battalion
Company: 
B
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Wednesday, January 4, 1922
Place of Death: 
Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, N.S.W.
Details: 

Peter Clive Dwyer (Service No 5672), was born in Appin, N.S.W., in 1894.

At enlistment, he was single, 22 years old, worked as a bricklayer, lived in Thirroul, N.S.W., and  had served 3 years with 37th Militia.

Peter embarked on HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray, with 13th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement. He arrived in England on 13th June 1916, and joined B Company in France, on 30th October 1916. Peter saw service on the Western Front, until 11th April 1917, when he was reported missing. He had been taken prisoner at Reincourt, France, on 11th April, and was held in prison camps in Germany.

Peter was repatriated to England, on 16th December 1918. He returned to Australia in April 1919, and was discharged medically unfit, on 26th December 1919.

Peter died in Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, in 1922. 

His brother, John Dwyer (Service No 2722), also served.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, DWYER P C

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