Digitized Service Record
Note: Made aware of this solder via a blog comment. Member of 18th Battalion Facebook Group.
Photo submitted to the 18th Battalion Facebook Group by Ed Wilson: “Aix-Noulette cemetery where 15 men are buried. On the road D.coy were hit with a High Explosive shell. 53 casualties, 23 fatal including our own distant relative (on Mums side) John Clements Dyer.”
Photo submitted to the 18th Battalion Facebook Group by Ed Wilson. The men in the photo are in replica uniforms of the 18th Battalion and flank Private Dyer’s headstone.
“Killed in Action.” During military operations in the vicinity of Aix-Noulette, he was instantly killed by the explosion of an enemy shell.
Son of James and Rebecca Dyer, of 189, William St. South, Chatham, Ontario.