Telegraphist Bruce Sydney Dyker

Service number PM/V98
Birth Date 1920-06-04
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Richmond
Death Date 2007-02-19
Death Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945

Telegraphist Bruce Sydney Dyker enlisted to the Royal Australian Navy on 14 January 1942, after previously working as a qualified telegraphist in a Melbourne Post office and serving in the militia. He served on the corvette HMAS Castlemaine in Australia and New Guinea. In September 1944, Telegraphist Dyker transferred to HMAS Swan. He served on this vessel in Australia, New Guinea and the Netherlands East Indies until January 1946. Telegraphist Dyker was discharged on 27 February 1946.


Date of birth 04 June 1920
Date of enlistment 14 January 1942
Date of discharge 27 February 1946
Date of death 19 February 2007