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Charles DUNN

Regimental number2062
Place of birthCaterham Valley, Surrey, England
SchoolRugby Council School, Rugby, Warwickshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia15
AddressBeaudesert, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Eliza Dunn, Running Creek, Doulbolla, Beaudesert, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 14), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emily Eliza DUNN, "Cryna", Beaudesert, Queensland. Native of England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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