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Regimental number1912
Place of birthSurry Hills New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address16 Short Street, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinAunt, Mrs Mary Akers, 16 Short Street, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1912A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Machine Gun Company
FateDied of wounds 23 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialSt Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot XI, Row W, Grave No. 10B), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Waverley Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales. Inscription on headstone reads: 'He heard the call and answered.' Parents: Edward (d. 7 June 1898, aged 42; bu. Waverley Cemetery) and Elizabeth DUNNE (d. 1 May 1915, aged 49; bu. Waverley Cemetery).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsTrue name: Edward John DUNNE

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