DWYER Maurice Robert 81599

LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Maurice Robert France DWYER

Service No: 81599
Born: Bendigo VIC, 10 July 1900
Enlisted in the RAAF: 8 August 1942 (at Perth WA)
Unit: No. 5 Embarkation Deport, Subiaco WA
Died: Drowned, Guildford WA, 15 January 1944, Aged 43 Years
Buried: Karrakatta War Cemetery WA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John and Annie Teresa Dwyer, of Inglewood, Victoria.
Roll of Honour: Inglewood VIC
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

While off-duty and relaxing with friends, Leading Aircraftman Dwyer drowned in the Swan River at Guildford on the evening of Saturday 15 January 1944.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (Perth) On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-line Record A705, 166/10/167
The West Australian Newspaper, Tuesday 18 January 1944