Percy Phillip DUNSTAN


DUNSTAN, Percy Phillip

Service Number: 6254
Enlisted: 10 April 1916, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1897
Home Town: Albany, Albany, Western Australia
Schooling: King River State School, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, Sailly-le-Sec, Somme Sector, France, 20 June 1918
Cemetery: Dive Copse British Cemetery, Sailly-le-Sec
Special Memorial 6, South of War Stone Headstone inscription reads: He gave his life in the mighty stripe that Australia might be free
Memorials: St Barnabas Anglican Church HB1, West Leederville War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

10 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6254, 16th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
13 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6254, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Fremantle
13 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6254, 16th Infantry Battalion
5 Mar 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 16th Battalion to the 32nd Battalion at Etaples
20 Jun 1918: Involvement Private, SN 6254, 32nd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Edward and Maria J. Dunstan of 398 Vincent Street, Leederville, WA

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal