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THE NATIONAL ROLL OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
SECTION XIII

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DUTTON, J. W., Stoker, R.N. He joined in 1912, and served in H.M.S. "Antrim," "Botha," and T.B. "70 and 30." During the war he was engaged in the North Sea, Atlantic, and Mediterranean, on patrol and convoy duties, and took part in several actions with enemy submarines. Later he was at Scapa Flow, when the German Fleet surrendered. He was still serving in 1920, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
23, Marlton Street, Greenwich, S.E.10.

DWAN, G., Cpl., Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regt.) He volunteered in May 1915, and was drafted to France in the same year. He took part in the fighting at Loos, St. Eloi, Vimy Ridge, the Somme, Arras, and Bullecourt, and was twice wounded, and also served in the Retreat and Advance of 1918. He was demobilised in February 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
9, Drummond Road, Rotherhithe, S.E.16.

DWYER, J. P., Pte., 15th (The King's) Hussars. He enlisted in 1907, and at the outbreak of war was sent to the Western Front. He took part in the fighting in the Retreat from Mons, and on the Marne, and the Mane, and at Neuve Chapelle, Ypres, Armentieres, Ploegsteert Wood, the Somme, and Cambrai, and was wounded in March 1918, and invalided home. He was afterwards transferred to the 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys), and drafted to Egypt, where he was still serving in 1920. He holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
46, Dorking Road, Deptford, S.E.8.

DYE, R. J., Pte., Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regt.) He volunteered in November 1915, and in the following year was sent to France. There he was in action on the Somme, and at Arras, Ypres, and Cambrai, where he was wounded. He was afterwards transferred to Italy, and was engaged on the Piave front. Later, however, he returned to France, and took part in the Advance of 1918. He was demobilised in January 1919 and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
41, Lucas Street, Deptford, S.E.8.

DYER, A., Gunner, R.F.A. He joined the Army in May 1908, and was serving in India when war broke out in August 1914. He was immediately drafted to France. and took part in the Battles of Ypres, Loos, and the Somme, and many other engagements, including those in the Retreat and Advance of 1918. He received his discharge in May 1920, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
13, Miall Road, Sydenham, S.E.26.

DYER, T. C., Private, 4th Welch Regiment. He volunteered in June 1915, and in the same month was sent to France. He fought at Neuve Chapelle, Hill 60, Loos, and the Somme, where he was wounded, and also took part in the Retreat and Advance of 1918. He was demobilised in March 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
8, Ormside Street, Peckham, S.E.15.

DYER, W. E., Private, R.A.V.C. He joined in November 1917, and after his training was engaged at various stations on important duties with his unit. He rendered valuable services, but was not successful in obtaining his transfer overseas before the cessation of hostilities. He was demobilised in November 1919.
8, Ormside Street, Peckham, S.E.8.

DYER, W. R., Leading Stoker, R.N. He volunteered in August 1914, and served in H.M.S. "Swiftsure." He was sent to the North Sea and took part in the Battles of Heligoland Bight, and the Dogger Bank. He then proceeded to the Dardanelles, where he was wounded, and afterwards returned to the North Sea, and served at the Battles of Jutland, and various other engagements. He was still serving in 1920, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
8, Ormside Street, Peckham, S.E.15.

DYETT, C., Rifleman, K.R.R.C., and Rifle Brigade. Having volunteered in December 1915, he was sent to France in March of the following year. He took part in the Battle of the Somme, in which he was twice wounded, and was invalided home, and after a period in hospital was discharged as medically unfit for further service in April 1918. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
26, Addey Street, Deptford, S.E.8.

DYETT, J., Rifleman, K.R.R.C. He joined in November 1916, and in the following year was drafted to France, where he took part in the fighting on the Somme and at Arras and Ypres. He also served in the Retreat and Advance of 1918. Later he unfortunately contracted influenza, of which he died on February 6th, 1919. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
"His memory is cherished with pride."
14, Hales Street, Deptford, S.E.8.

DYETT, W. D., Gunner, R.F.A. He volunteered in March 1915, and was sent to France in December of the same year. He took part in numerous engagements, including those at Loos, the Somme, Arms, Lens and Cambrai, and later was invalided home in 1917, but returning to France shortly afterwards served in the Retreat and Advance. He was demobilised in January 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
69, Royal Hill, Greenwich, S.E.10.

DYETT, W. T., Pte., 1st Q.O. (Royal West Kent Regt.) Enlisting in 1908, be was stationed in Ireland when war broke out and landed in France soon afterwards. Serving as a cook with his Battalion, he took part in the Retreat from Mons, the Battles of the Somme, Arras, Ypres, Vimy Ridge, Lens, Cambrai, and in the German Offensive and subsequent Allied Advance of 1918. After the Armistice he accompanied the Army of Occupation into Germany and was stationed at Cologne. He was discharged on account of service in February 1919, and holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
44, Roan Street, Greenwich, S.E.10.

DYKE, W., Driver, R.F.A. Having volunteered in September 1914, he was drafted to France in March of the following year, and was in action at Neuve Chapelle, Ypres, Festubert, Loos, Albert, Vermelles, Vimy Ridge and the Somme, where he was wounded and gassed. He was invalided home in July 1916, and after a period in hospital, was discharged as medically unfit for further service in January 1917. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
48, Kings Road, Peckham, S.E.15.

DYMOND, C. H., Gunner, R.G.A. Joining in May 1916, he proceeded in the following September to the Western Front and took part in much heavy fighting. He was in action at Vimy Ridge, Arras, Ypres, Passchendaele, the Somme and Cambrai and in the Retreat and Advance of 1918, and alter the Armistice was sent with the Army of Occupation into Germany, where he served until returning home for demobilisation in September 1919. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
34, Annandale Road, Greenwich, S.E.10.

EADES, A., Corporal, Border Regiment. A serving soldier, he was mobilised in August 1914, and served in Mesopotamia until the signing of The Turkish Armistice in October 1918, when he proceeded to France. There he fought in the final stages of the Allied Advance, which terminated victoriously in November of that year. He was demobilised in August 1920, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
86, Brookdale Road, Catford, S.E.6.

EADES, A., Private, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). A Reservist, he was mobilised at the declaration of war, and crossing immediately to France took part in the Retreat from Mons and the subsequent Battles of the Marne and the Aisne. He also fought in engagements at Ypres, Armentieres, Neuve Chapelle and La Bassee, and was wounded. He returned to England, and was discharged in October 1915, being time-expired. He holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
96, Brookdale Road, Catford, S.E.6.

EADES, H. J., Gunner, R.F.A. Volunteering in September 1915, he proceeded to France early in the succeeding year, and, in the capacity of Signaller, took part in several important engagements. He was unhappily killed in action on the Somme on September 3rd, 1916, and lies buried in Couin Cemetery near Mondescourt. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
"A valiant Soldier, with undaunted heart, he breasted life's last hill."
45, Hales Street, Deptford, S.E.8.

EADES, R., Private, 5th Yorkshire Regiment. He volunteered in April 1915, and in January 1916 was drafted to France, and was in action at Ypres and the Somme. He was reported missing at Arras on April 23rd, 1917, and is presumed to have been killed in action on that date. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
"His life for his Country."
45, Mill Road, Lewisham, S.E.13.

EAGLE, C. A. G Driver, R.F.A. He volunteered in April 1915, and crossing to France later in the same year, took part in operations on the Somme, at Ypres, Arras, Passchendaele, Fricourt, Bapaume and Bethune. He also served throughout the Retreat and Allied Advance of 1918, and was demobilised on his return to England in May of the succeeding year. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
2, Manaton Road, Peckham, S.E.15.

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