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John Frederick William DUNN

Regimental number3690
Date of birth20 February 1894
Place of birthCollege Park, South Australia
SchoolPrince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
Address38 Sixth Avenue, East Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs F W Dunn, 38 Sixth Avenue, East Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military service31st Light Horse Field Ambulance
Enlistment date9 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameInfantry Brigade 7, Field Ambulance 7, Section B
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date1 May 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2068 Pte Cecil DUNN, 40th Bn, killed in action, 7 June 1917; 3691 Pte Reginald Humble Salisbury DUNN, 7th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, mid 1919.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France, Belgium. Wounded, Gallipoli, 10 November 1915; invalided to Luna Park, Heliopolis, Egypt; recovered and returned to duty, 11 January 1916. Wounded, second occasion, France, 8 October 1917; invalided to Birmingham and Southall, London. Arrived back in Australia, 15 February 1918.
Date of death25 October 1974

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