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Thomas DUNN

Regimental number2323
Place of birthBallymena, Co Antrim, Ireland
SchoolEdenderry National School, Belfast, Ireland
Age on arrival in Australia24
AddressEast Narrogin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 7.75"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Charles Dunn, East Narrogin, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 3 months in the Militia Artillery, Ireland.; Served in the Militia, Belfast, Ireland.
Enlistment date9 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 May 1916
Place of enlistmentBelmont, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of bronco pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 7 February 1919
Age at death46
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialDurrington Cemetery (Grave No. 186), Wiltshire.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Margaret DUN. Born at Ballymena, Ireland
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Fremantle on board HMT 'Port Macquarie', 13 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 12 December 1916.

Admitted to Fargo Miltary Hospital, Salisbury Plain, from 11th Training Bn, 30 December 1916 (influenza); diagnosed seriously ill with broncho-pneumonia, 11 January 1917. Died of disease, 7 February 1917 (broncho-pneumonia); buried in Durrington Cemetery, Wiltshire, 13 February 1917.

Medal: British War Medal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, DUNN Thomas

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