Cuthbert John Ernest DUPEN


DUPEN, Cuthbert John Ernest

Service Number: 1535
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hayle, Cornwall, United Kingdom, 1882
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 28 June 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Grave II. G. 13.
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

22 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1535, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1535, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Births Jun 1882   Dupen Cuthbert John E  Redruth 5c 245

He enlisted at Blackboy Hill, Western Australia, Australlia

He was 33 and the son of Julia and the late John W Dupen of Hayle- Hayle (Cornish: Heyl, "estuary") is a small town, civil parish and cargo port in west Cornwall,  United Kingdom. It is situated at the mouth of the Hayle River (which discharges into St Ives Bay) and is approximately seven miles north-east of Penzance.

He is remembered on the war memorials at Hayle and in Phillack  in Cornwall, and on the Australian Memorial – London.
His brother, Engineer Captain Arthur Phillips Leslie Dupen also fell.He served with the Royal Navy, HMS Egmont-Died 25 Dec 1918, aged 47 in at Royal Naval Hospital, Bighi, Malta. Interred Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.