We remember Edward Dwyer

We remember Edward Dwyer

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Timeline

Timeline

1895
birth 4 Cassidy Road, Fulham, London United Kingdom Source:6971003 Source:6982355 25th November 1895
1912
location 30 Lintain Grove, Fulham, Middlesex United Kingdom Source:7944772 2nd July 1912
1912
dates Age 17 Source:7944772 2nd July 1912
1912
employment Greengrocer's Assistant United Kingdom Source:7944772 2nd July 1912
1912
enlistment Kingston-On-Thames United Kingdom Source:7944772 2nd July 1912
1912
service British Army 6686 East Surrey Regiment Special Reserve 4 Battalion Source:7944772 2nd July 1912 - 6th September 1912
1912
dates Age 18 Source:7944772 6th September 1912
1912
service British Army Private L/10523 East Surrey Regiment Source:7944772 6th September 1912 - 24th April 1915
1914
hospitalisation Septic heel Hospital/Institution Source:7944772 24th October 1914
1915
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:7944781 20th April 1915
1915
hospitalisation Gun shot wound head Hospital/Institution Source:7944772 27th April 1915
1915
marriage Maude Barrett- Freeman Source:7944772 20th December 1915
1915
service British Army Acting Corporal East Surrey Regiment Source:7944772 27th December 1915 - 27th July 1916
1916
hospitalisation German measles Hospital/Institution Source:7944772 29th March 1916
1916
service British Army Corporal L/10523 East Surrey Regiment 1 Battalion Source:7944772 27th July 1916 - 3rd September 1916
1916
dates Age 20 Source:6982355 3rd September 1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6655449
1916
death Killed in Action Killed whilst leading an attack on the Somme, 16 months after his Victoria Cross deed Near Guillemont France Source:6655449 Source:6982355 3rd September 1916
burial Flatiron Copse Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial MAMETZ France Plot 3, Row J, Grave 3 Source:7944765
awards Cross of St George Russia Other War Service Award Source:7944765

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Edward
Initials E
Last Name Dwyer
Source 6982355
First Names Edward
Initials E
Last Name Dwyer
Source 6982355
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
30 Lintain Grove, Fulham, Middlesex United Kingdom known 2nd July 1912
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 6686 East Surrey Regiment Special Reserve 4 Battalion
British Army East Surrey Regiment Acting Corporal
British Army L/10523 East Surrey Regiment Private
British Army L/10523 East Surrey Regiment 1 Battalion Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Cross of St George Russia Other War Service Award
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Maude Barrett- Freeman wife 20th December 1915
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Fair Blue
DateHeightSource
1912-09-06 5'4"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1912-07-02 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Geoffrey4778
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Geoffrey4778
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Charlotte33
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Charlotte33
Surrey Recruitment Registers 1908-1933 Transcription Charlotte33
Surrey Recruitment Registers 1908-1933 Transcription Charlotte33
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Charlotte33
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Barbara27286
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Barbara27286
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Barbara27286

External Evidence

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Lance Corporal Edward Dwyer VC - How I Won the VC Geoffrey4778
Hammersmith & Fulham Library tribute to Corporal Edward Dwyer VC Geoffrey4778
Victoria Cross citation, the London Gazette Charlotte33
Corporal E Dwyer VC Plaque Colin56585

Multimedia

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Photograph of Edward Dwyer Charlotte33
Photograph of Edward Dwyer (right) Charlotte33
Hill 60, where Edward earned his VC Charlotte33
Photograph of Edward's grave Charlotte33
Private Edward Dwyer VC Kyle34129

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