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John Herbert DUNN

Regimental number1872
Place of birthTrentham, Victoria
SchoolNorth Blackwood State School, Victoria
AddressTrentham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J Dunn, Trentham, Victoria
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: 8 December 1916

FateKilled in Action 31 May 1918
Place of death or woundingAllonville, France
Age at death26.7
Place of burialAllonville Communal Cemetery Row B, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Jane DUNN. Native of Trentham, Victoria

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