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William James DUNBAR

Regimental number1889
Place of birthOrange, New South Wales
SchoolOrange Superior Public School and Newington College, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClergyman
Address88 Lord Street, Orange, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFather, William Dunbar, 88 Lord Street, Orange, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A25 Anglo-Egyptian on 19 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollChaplain (Class 4)
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Brigade
FateKilled in Action 7 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialGaza War Cemetery (Plot XII, Row E, Grave No 3), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
185
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Victoria Matilda Dunbar, 88 Lord Street, Orange, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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