Peter James DUNN

DUNN, Peter James

Service Number: 2207
Enlisted: 17 March 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
Born: Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia, 1881
Home Town: Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds - shell wounds to the thigh and arm, Egypt, 17 August 1915
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
Row J, Grave 149 Rev. Staniforth officiated, Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Heidelberg War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

17 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2207, Enlisted at Melbourne
17 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, 2207, 7th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Wandilla embarkation_ship_number: A62 public_note: ''
17 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, 2207, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne
9 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 2207, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), At Lone Pine. Shell wounds to the thigh and arm (amputated)

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Marital status at the time of enlistment was given as Widower with no children

Next of kin given as his brother Michael Dunn of 64 Station Street, Carlton, Vic.Also brother of Margaret Dunn of Carlton, Vic.

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