James Edward Dyer

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Dyer, Corporal James Edward no.9129

13th Field Ambulance, formerly Convalescent Depot Harefield Park London Special Reinforcements.

Myer Street, Lakemba.


Born at Gloucestershire, England.

Enlisted at Liverpool 24/5/1915, aged 34.


Church of England.

Next of kin, wife, Mrs Ada Dyer, Myer Street, Lakemba.

Embarked from Melbourne 18/12/1915 per HMAT A63 Karoola.

Worked in the Convalescent Depot, Harefield Park, London.

Returned to Australia 3/5/1919.

Died 31 July 1931 aged 50 years.

Husband of Ada.

Memorial, St Saviour’s Cemetery.

Roll of Honour, St Saviours Church of England, Punchbowl.

Monument, The Broadway, Punchbowl.

Australian War Memorial record available at: https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1986606/ [accessed 27/01/2017].

Special acknowledgement

The foundation of the information on this page was copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.


An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 names in the book with a link to the biography copied from the book about each individual. The alphabetical list is titled Canterbury's Boys list. The biographical files are editable, created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to contribute any further information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they may have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.


Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002