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Wallace DUNN

Regimental number1080
Place of birthAlbany, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
Address73 Grosvenor Road, North Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Francis Dunn, 73 Grosvenor Road, North Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date22 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 9 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2138 Pte Clarence Patrick DUNN, 51st Bn, killed in action, 3 September 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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