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Cyril Edmund Andrew DUNN

Regimental number3058
Place of birthElsternwick, Victoria
SchoolBrighton Road State School, St Kilda, Victoria
Other trainingStott Burner's College
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressEast St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Samuel Dunn, Melby Avenue, East St Kilda, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets and Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date11 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was on the Troopship 'Ballarat' when torpedoed, Anzac Day 1917.
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingClery-Sur-Somme, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 10), Hem-Monacu, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Helen Bell DUNN, 6 Melby Avenue East Street. Kilda, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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