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Edgar A. Dyring


23rd Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus X holl. Purpurescens
  • Planted By: Brig. Gen. Williams
  • Plaque: 1555

Additional Info

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Edgar Andrew Dyring was Regimental No. 704 and Corporal in the 6th Light Trench Mortar Battery. He was born in Brighton but enlisted from Ballarat West. He was 22 years of age, single and a salesman and farmhand. He enlisted on 26th February 1915, and was accidentally killed near Dernancourt on 1st June 1917 when there was a premature explosion is some faulty ammunition. He is buried in Dernancourt Cemetery, France.
Tree No 1555

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour