William Joseph DUNSTAN

DUNSTAN, William Joseph

Service Number: 36
Enlisted: 8 September 1914, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
Born: Maryborne, England, United Kingdom, 30 September 1879
Home Town: Subiaco, Nedlands, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 2 May 1915, aged 35 years
Cemetery: Quinn's Post Cemetery, ANZAC
Row D, Grave 14, Quinn's Post Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Subiaco Fallen Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

8 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 36, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, 36, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '12' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ceramic embarkation_ship_number: A40 public_note: ''
22 Dec 2014: Embarked Private, 36, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 31 years.

Son of George and Mary Dunstan. Husband of Emily Dunstan of 16 Rokeby Road, Subiaco, WA formerly of 421 Barker Street, Subiaco, WA. Father of Gladys Ruth Dunstan and William Charles Dunstan

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.

Served with the Yorkeshire Regiment, Middlesex, England for about 12 years