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John Bryson DUNSMUIR

Regimental number3080
Place of birthGrangemouth Scotland
SchoolBoarding School, Grangemouthe, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSawyer
AddressForest Road, Bexley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, R Dunsmuir, Foest Road, Bexley, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records31
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert R and Marion Dunlop DUNSMUIR, "Avondale", 246 Forest Road, Bexley, New South Wales. Native of Grangemouth, Scotland
Family/military connectionsCousin Harold NIVEN killed in a railway accident in France.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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