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David DUNWORTH

ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSurvey draughtsman
Address'Rosedale', Broc Avenue, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs E. Dunworth, 'Rosedale', Broc Avenue, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name18th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)No details of fate recorded on Nominal Roll.
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry. When the enemy counter attacked he led his platoon over the parapet and attacked their right flank, materially assisting in the repulse of the counter attack. Next night he showed great determination in another counter attack.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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