Frank Ulrie DUNT

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DUNT, Frank Ulrie

Service Number: 437
Enlisted: 20 August 1914, Albert Park, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Geelong, Victoria, June 1888
Home Town: Albert Park, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Died of wounds, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave (at sea HS Seeam Choow , Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

20 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 437, Albert Park, Victoria
21 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 437, 5th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
21 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 437, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orvieto, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 437, 5th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

AWM Roll of Honour (www.awm.gov.au) records date of death as 25 Apr 1915. NAA Service Record (recordsearch.naa.gov.au) records date of death as between 27 Apr and 29 Apr 1915, aboard HS Seeam Choow

"...437 Private Frank Ulrie Dunt, 5th Battalion, who died of wounds en route to Alexandria on board hospital ship Seeam Choow between 27-29 April 1915. Private Dunt, born in Geelong, Vic, enlisted on 20 August 1914 at Albert Park, Vic." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

"GEELONG MAN KILLED. UNREALISED HOPE. Geelong, Sunday. 

Private Frank Dunt who was killed at the Dardanelles, was born in Geelong and lived here until a few months ago when he went to Melbourne. He enlisted from Geelong. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Dunt who carried on business as butchers in Geelong for many years. Frank Dunt was a very popular young man, 27 years of age, and one of the last post cards received from Geelong from him stated: "Hope to see you again in near future." - from the Warrnambool Standard 03 May 1915 (nla.gov.au)

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