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Dunn, Thomas (2223)

Place of Birth: Derby, England

Age: 28 years 1 month

Enlistment Details: Monday, 13 March 1916 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 2223 view online service record

Next of Kin:
George Dunn (father)
Church Broughton
Derby, England

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 25 September 1916
Ship: HMAT Shropshire A9
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 37th Infantry Battalion – 3rd Reinforcements

DOW: Saturday, 27 October 1917
Place: France

Private, 37 Infantry, died of wounds, 27 October, 1917, France, aged 29, commemorated Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France

2223  Father : George DUNN, born Church Broughton, England (arrived c. 1912  at 24 years), educated Church of England, England.  He enlisted as a 28-year-old farm labourer showing his own address simply as c-o G.P.O. Melbourne, his father in England as next of kin.  The circular was returned by the his father and established his late son’s principal place of association as Port Melbourne, but without suggesting an address.

Additional Research by Brian Membrey

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