Joseph Dyer

Name

Joseph Dyer

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

14/06/1917

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Gunner
110194
Royal Field Artillery
'D' Battery, 50th Brigade

Awards: Service Medals/Honour Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial: Name/Reference/Country

POINT-DU-JOUR MILITARY CEMETERY, ATHIES
I. F. 11.
France

Headstone Inscription

No Report

UK & Other Memorials

Berkhamsted Town Memorial, St Peter's Church Memorial, Berkhamsted, Northchurch Village Memorial, St Mary’s Church Window, Northchurch

Pre War

Joseph was born in 1895 in Aylesbury to William John Dyer and Sarah (nee Hicks).


The family had moved to Northchurch by the 1901 Census and to Sunnyside, Berkhampsted by the 1911 Census. There were 4 brothers and 2 sisters.

Wartime Service

Joseph enlisted at Watford into the Royal Field Artillery as a Gunner 110194 and is known to have served with 'D' Battery L (50th) Brigade RFA. This was a Howitzer Battery and was present at the Battles of Arras and the Scarpe.

Additional Information

War Gratuity of £7 10s. paid and arrears of £9 17s. to Georgina Kempster

Acknowledgments

Neil Cooper
Jonty Wild, www.dacorumheritage.org.uk/first-world-war-database