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Thomas Dawson DUNN

Regimental number2160
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
SchoolSt Vincent's Catholic College, Cartleknock Co, Dublin, Ireland
Age on arrival in Australia28
AddressWestonia Post Office, Westonia,Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36.6
Height5' 9"
Next of kinFather, Mr Thomas Dunn, 20 Rathdown Terrace, North Cochrane Road, Dublin, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 March 1916
Place of enlistmentWestonia, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateDied of disease 12 September 1918
Place of death or woundingDied in Weymouth, England.
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialMelcombe Regis Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 1279), Dorset, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Julie DUNN, 20 Rathdon Road, North Circular Road, Dublin, Ireland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Died of cerebral haemorrhage, 12 September 1918.

Buried in unconsecrated ground.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Westonia, Victoria.
SourcesNAA: B2455, DUNN Thomas Dawson

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