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William Joseph DUNNE

Regimental number31342
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolSt Augustine's Catholic School, Yarraville, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSoldier
Address'Glenluce', Williamstown Road, West Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J Dunne, 'Glenluce', Williamstown Road, West Footscray, Victoria
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery; Served in the Citizen Military Forces for 4 years.
Enlistment date10 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 23
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Group
FateDied of wounds 2 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death21.3
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row A, Grave No. 14A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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