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James Henry DUNN

Regimental number2472
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolLeichhardt Central Public School, New South Wales
OccupationJewellery manufacturer
Address132 Elswick Street, Leichhardt, NW
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs C C Dunn, 132 Elswick Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed as Naval Cadet with NSW Naval Brigade.
Enlistment date18 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A75 Ballarat on 6 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 May 1916
Place of death or woundingBois Grenier, near Armentieres, France
Age at death19.4
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBrewery Orchard Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 25), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Christina Campbell DUNN, Spencer Street, Rose Bay, Sydney. Native of Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother killed at Pozieres 25 July 1916

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