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Herbert William DUNHAM

Regimental number3779
Place of birthYork, Western Australia
SchoolWooroloo State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressWoorooloo, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, G Dunham, Woorooloo, Western Australia
Enlistment date18 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 32), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George William and Jane DUNHAM, Whitfield Street, West Guildford, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsStep-brother: 3945 Pte George Edgar TUNSTILL, 28th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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