9th September 1916
Joshua went missing while laying lines for the Highwood offensive and went missing but was later found. Joshua Dyer was discovered, wounded, on the 12th September in “No Man’s Land” and was rescued and quickly moved, via various First Aid posts in France, to the Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley, Southampton. He was suffering from Gunshot Wounds to his back and resultant paraplegia. He died on 22nd September 1916 of heart failure and was buried on the 27th September 1916, aged just 19, in God’s Acre, Flamstead. The family were then living at 40 Whitehouse, Pepperstock, Luton.
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