DUNN, Peter David
(Service number 8/781)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank||Private|
|Date||17 September 1891||Place of Birth||Christchurch, New Zealand|
|Date||8 March 1914||Age||23|
|Address at Enlistment||Otekaieke, North Otago, New Zealand|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Alan Dunn (Brother), 5 Holmes Street, Waimate, New Zealand|
|Medical Information||Fit for service|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||Main Body|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Otago Infantry Battalion|
|Date||16 October 1914|
|Transport||Ruapehu or Hawkes Bay|
|Embarked From||Port Chalmers, New Zealand||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Otago Infantry Battalion|
|Service Medals||1914-1914 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
30 May 1915 - reported missing; 28 june 1917 - decalred missing, believed dead at a Court of Enquiry.
|Date||8 August 1915||Age||24|
|Place of Death||Gallipoli, Turkey|
|Cause||Killed In action|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey|
|Memorial Reference||Panel 15|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru; Waimate First World War Memorial|
Son of Mr And Mrs John Dunn of 5 Holmes St, Waimate NZ.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [4/09/2013]; NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ Ref. F886 2339 468707 196257) [4/8/2013]; CWGC (8/9/2013)
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