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Robert Thomas Torrens DUNN

Regimental number660
SchoolParkside Public School, Adelaide, South Australia
Age on arrival in Australia3 weeks
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGaner
AddressWooldridge Street, Peterhead, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Grace Dunn, Wooldridge Street, Peterhead, South Australia
Enlistment date6 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Robert Torrens Dunn on NR
Place of death or woundingPont de Axhelles
Age at death39.4
Age at death from cemetery records39
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Terence and Hannah Ayre DUNN, husband of Grace DUNN, Wooldridge Street, Peterhead, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother to late Pte Terence Dunn and Pte Frederick Dunn returned from active service.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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