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Richard James DUNSTAN

Regimental number1088
Place of birthCornwall England
SchoolChurch of England School, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShoeing smith
AddressThe Praze, Penryn, Cornwall, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Riichard Dunstan, The Praze, Penryn, Cornwall, England
Enlistment date11 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 30 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and the late Sophia DUNSTAN, husband of Johanna DUNSTAN, Windsworth, Looe, Cornwall, England. Native of Penryn, Cornwall
Family/military connectionsGreat friend of Irwin Whitfield Lent, Greenhills who died.

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