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Albert Edward Dyer
Age: 47
Rank: Private
Regti. No.: 387635
1914-1915 Star Medal Victory Medal British War Medal
Regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry and Labour Corps.
Medals: 1915 Star, Victory, British War

Albert Edward Dyer, stone cutter, of Oakdale, widower of Mary Jane, served initially in the King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry), arriving in France in May 1915.  Later he transferred to the Labour Corps. Private A E Dyer (387635) died of wounds in Great Britain 6 April 1919, age 47, and is buried in the Jerusalem Chapelyard, Woodfieldside, with a CWG headstone with the inscription, "In loving memory of our dear Father".

Additional information taken from the Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929

Albert died of wounds in Manor Hill Auxiliary Hospital, Birkenhead (a Red Cross hospital for those less seriously wounded or convalescing). His daughter, Mrs Annie Tedstone of Blackwood received pay of £35 3s and 10d and a gratuity of £24 and 10s.


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