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Joseph Patrick Dwyer

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 34), Page: 35 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 34), Page: 35 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph Patrick AWMM
  • Surname
    Dwyer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Joseph Dwyer AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 14082 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 December 1897 AWMM TemukaSouth Canterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 8 March 1916 AWMM Guise Street, Temuka, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J. Dwyer (father), Guise Street, Temuka, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 26 June 1916 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 8 March 1916 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Motor Truck Driver/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 8 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded in action during the Somme Offensive, 28 March 1918 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • The service records also give Dwyer the middle name "Patrick", which is believed to have been given to him by his father after his birth - i.e. his actual birth name was only Joseph Dwyer.

    Increased age at attestation, enlisted with date of birth as 25 December 1895, he was born on 24 December 1897. Registered at birth as Joseph Dwyer

    Oral History recorded in 1988 and held at Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    25 August 1994 AWMM
    Age 96 AWMM
    NapierHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Block M 18, Plot O 18 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Hawkes Bay Herald-Tribune, 26 August 1994 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      34: 35 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Hawke's Bay Herald-Tribune AWMM
      Death notice: 26 August 1994 AWMM
    • Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
      Cemetery register no. 41703 AWMM

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