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William James DUNKLEY

Regimental number7477
Date of birth30 May 1895
Place of birthBuckrabanyule, Victoria
SchoolBuckrabanyule State School, Victoria
AddressBuckrabanyule, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, G Dunkley, Buckrabanyule, Victoria
Enlistment date15 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers-in-law: 2663 Corporal Robert William GREGSON, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919; (2664) Lt Ephraim Edward McHUGH DCM, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 October 1973
Age at death78
Place of burialWycheproof Cemetery, Victoria

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