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William Francis DUNNE

Regimental number15
Place of birthBurrowa New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTraveller
Address'Milbanen', Victoria Street, Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Mrs F A Miller, 'Milbanen', Victoria Street, Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name1st Field Ambulance, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Ambulance
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'Fine personal example of courage and magnificent leadership of squad.'
Recommendation date: 10 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918
Medals

Military Medal

'For conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty during the operations East of YPRES, October 4th, 1917. This N.C.O. led his squad in a magnificent manner, showing at all times the utmost disregard of danger and by his courage and fine personal example aided very considerably in the evacuation of the wounded from the forward area.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

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