DYER, Clarence Frederick
(Service number 10/419)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 16 January 1895 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 235 Thorndon Quay, Wellington
Occupation Cleaner & Acting Fireman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs A. L. DYER, High Street, Timaru
Religion Wesleyan
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Wellington Infantry Battalion
Transport Arawa or Limerick
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Wellington Regiment

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Railway engineer


Date 14 December 1958 Age 63 years
Place of Death Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block 1B, Plot 168
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Clarence Frederick Dyer was the second son of Thomas and Amy Louisa (née Norrish) Dyer. He was educated at Geraldine District High School, where he gained his Certificate of Proficiency in 1908. His brother Stanley also served in World War I.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [04 November 2019]; NZBDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [04 November 2019]; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [08 November 2019]; Ruru Cemetery headstone transcription [08 November 2019]; Temuka Leader, 24 December 1908 (Papers Past) [03 November 2019]

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