|Place of birth||Waringstown, Co Down, Ireland|
|Address||1 McCourt Street, Leederville, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||40|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Frances Ann Dunn, 1 McCourt Street, Leederville, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 years, South African Constabulary; 9 years , Black Watch - India, South Africa, Scotland.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||44th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/61/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Warrant Officer (Class II)|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||44th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle on HMAT 'Ascanius', 9 June 1915. Embarked Suez on 'Themistocles', 15 August 1915; disembarked Fremantle, 2 September 1915, to resign Commission.
Embarked Fremantle on HMAT 'Militades', 9 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, as Private, 24 September 1916; taken on strength, 11th Training Bn, 26 September 1916. Marched into 3rd Division Amalgamated Training Bn, 26 November 1916, from School of Instruction, Hayling Island. Allotted to permanent Cadre of 11th Training Bn as EDP Sergeant, Larkhill, 27 November 1916; temporarily promoted to rank of Company Sergeant Major, 1 January 1917; promoted to Corporal upon termination of temporary rank, 1 October 1917. Embarked Folkestone and proceeded overseas to France, 1 October 1917; marched into No 3 Australian Division Base Depot, Rouelles, 4 October 1917; marched out to 44th Bn, 6 October 1917, and taken on strength, 11 October 1917; temporarily promoted to rank of Sergeant, 27 October 1917; promoted to rank of Sergeant, 4 November 1917; appointed Acting Regimental Sergeant Major, 7 November 1917, temporarily promoted to rank of Company Sergeant Major (Warrant Officer II), 29 November 1917; promoted to rank of Regimental Sergeant Major (Warrant Officer I), 1 January 1918. Mentioned in Sir Douglas Haig's despatches, 16 March 1919, for distinguished and gallant services and devotion to duty, 8 November 1918. Marched into Australian Base Depot, 28 April 1919; marched into No 3 Group, Codford, 29 April 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on HT 'Konigin Luise', 21 June 1919; disembarked 5th Military District, 2 August 1919. Discharged, 2 February 1920.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DUNN Robert|