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Reginald Murray DUNSTONE

Regimental number3527
Place of birthLargs Bay, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSchool master
AddressParilla, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 5"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Victoria Wilson, 117 Henley Beach Road, Mile End, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed as Assistant Instructor, Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date21 November 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 31st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1918
Discharge date14 October 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Port Darwin', 12 July 1918; disembarked Adelaide, 18 August 1918; discharged (medically unfit: bronchitis), Adelaide, 14 October 1918.

War service: 1 year 328 days (of which 292 days were abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DUNSTONE Reginald Murray

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