O’Dwyer, James Joseph

Personal Details

First nameJames
Middle nameJoseph
Date of birth19/09/1921
Place of birthBrisbane, Qld
Date of death03/07/1945
Place of deathBorneo
Cause of death

Killed in Action


Son of James & Eileen Patricia O’Dwyer
Husband of Betty and father of Margret and Michael who both went to school in Muttaburra.

James O’Dwyer, former teacher at Muttaburra who was Killed WWII.
For further information look in Family History

School Records

Muttaburra State School
Start Date01/04/1940
Finish Date03/07/1945

War Records


ServiceAustralian Army
Service numberQX38645
Date of enlistment05/11/1942
Locality of enlistmentWooloowin, Qld
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Qld
Next of kinBetty O'Dwyer (wife)
Date of death03/07/1945
Place of deathBorneo
Cause of deathKilled in Action
Memorial panel

11 Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial
Buried Labuan War Cemetery, Malaysia – Grave 5.D.5.

Roll of honourMuttaburra

AWM147 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, 2nd AIF (Australian Imperial Force) and CMF (Citizen Military Force)


Previous occupation - Teacher, Muttaburra