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
enlistment Source:7944772 2nd July 1912
1915
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:7944781 20th April 1915
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
awards Cross of St George Russia Other War Service Award Source:7944765
employment Greengrocer's Assistant Source:7944772
service East Surrey Regiment Special Reserve Source:7944772
service Acting Corporal East Surrey Regiment Source:7944772
service Private East Surrey Regiment Source:7944772
service Corporal East Surrey Regiment Source:7944772
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6655449
marriage Maude Barrett- Freeman Source:7944772

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
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
30 Lintain Grove, Fulham, Middlesex United Kingdom known 1912-07-02
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSubRankSource
British Army 6686 East Surrey Regiment Special Reserve
British Army East Surrey Regiment Acting Corporal
British Army L/10523 East Surrey Regiment Private
British Army L/10523 East Surrey Regiment 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 -

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Barbara27286
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Barbara27286
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Barbara27286
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
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Geoffrey4778
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Geoffrey4778
Medal Index Card

External Evidence

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

Multimedia

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

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