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Cecil DUNN

Regimental number2068
Date of birth7 November 1897
Place of birthKent Town, South Australia
SchoolPrince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
Address38 Sixth Avenue, East Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Janie Victoria Dunn, 38 Sixth Avenue, East Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date5 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGreat grandson of John Dunn, Sr, of Mt Barker, South Australia
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death19
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick Williams and Annie Jane Victoria DUNN, St. Peters, South Australia. Native of Kent Town, Adelaide
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3690 Lance Corporal John Frederick William DUNN, 7th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 15 February 1918; 3691 Pte Reginald Humble Salisbury DUNN, 7th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, mid 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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