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Forster William Causer DUNWOODY

Regimental number1892
Place of birthMonaghan, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSt Fillans, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 7.25"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, J F Dunwoody, Monaghan, Ireland
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year, Campbell College OTC, Belfast, Ireland.
Enlistment date26 March 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit nameMay 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Discharge date16 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne on 'Themistocles', 4 August 1917; disembarked Glasgow, Scotland, 2 October 1917; marched into Australian Flyng Corps Depot, Wendover, 3 October 1917.

Admitted to Aylesbury Military Hospital, 20 November 1917 (sprain, right elbow); discharged to Australian Flying Corps Depot, Halton Camp, 3 October 1917. Admitted to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 22 January 1918 (injury to arm); discharged to duty, 22 January 1918; marched into Australian Flying Corps Depot, Halton Camp, 23 January 1918; taken on strength of Australian Flying Corps Depot, Wendover, 26 January 1918; moved out to 8th Flying Squadron, Cirencester, 26 January 1918; marched into Motor Transportation Section, Leighterton Station, 1 March 1918.

Transferred to 2nd Squadron, 18 July 1918. Commenced return to Australia on 'Kaiser-i-Hind', 6 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 16 June 1919. Discharged Melbourne, 16 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DUNWOODY Forster William Causer

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