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Regimental number5087
Place of birthGranville New South Wales
SchoolChristian Brothers Catholic College, Waverley, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse driver
Address40 Victoria Road, Waverley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMrs. M. Dunkley, 46 Victoria Road, Waverley, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Makarini on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of pneumonia
FateDied of disease 24 December 1917
Place of death or woundingWounded on the Somme, France.
Age at death20.2
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row I, Grave No. 143), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mary and the late George DUNKLEY, 26 Wollongong Road, Ancliffe, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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