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James DUNN

Regimental number6431
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolGlebe Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMechanical engineer
AddressAshfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Dunn, 39 Carlisle Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed as Company Sergeant Major 39th Battalion, Ashfield NSW.
Enlistment date6 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 July 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Date of death17 July 1918
Age at death20.2
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row , Grave No. 19), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Sarah DUNN, 44 Thomas Street, Ashfield, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Family/military connectionsHe had five cousins at the front, three of these were badly wounded and one was killed.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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