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Ronald George DUNN

Regimental number1171
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrocer
AddressHaberfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Costello, 4 Ormond Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSignal Troop 4, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Signal Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Great devotion to duty at all times during service with Company in Gallipoli and France.
Recommendation date: 4 October 1916

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 18 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'For devotion to duty. This N.C.O. has been section Sergeant since the formation of the unit and has, at all times, proved himself keen, eager and hard-working over his period of four years service. He has maintained excellent discipline at all times, and particularly proved his solid qualities of command and unselfish hard work during the operations East of AMIENS, from August 1918 onward, both with this Corps and the II AMERICAN CORPS, where his work was particularly valuable and consistent.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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