DUNNAGE, Robert Gordon
(Service number 10/113)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank||Private|
|Date||29 January 1885||Place of Birth||Pleasant Point, New Zealand|
|Date||17 August 1914||Age||29|
|Address at Enlistment||Dannevirke, New Zealand|
|Previous Military Experience||Bay of Islands Volunteers, 3 Years (disbanded)|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Mary Ada Dunnage (Mother), Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand|
|Medical Information||Fit for service|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||Main Body|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Wellington Infantry Battalion|
|Date||16 October 1914|
|Transport||Limerick or Arawa|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Wellington Infantry Battalion|
|Service Medals||1914-1915 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|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
12 April 1915 - reported missing, Dardenelles (missing since 8 May); 16 January 1916 - Board Of Enquiry, Moascar Camp, Ismalia - Believed to be dead.
|Date||8 May 1915||Age||30|
|Place of Death||Gallipoli, Turkey|
|Cause||Killed In action|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Twelve Tree Copse (New Zealand) Memorial, Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Helles, Turkey|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru; Pleasant Point School War Memorial|
Son of Mrs MA Dunnage of Mauka, Pukekohe, Auckland. Attended Pleasant Point School as a child.
Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database [4 September 2013]; NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ Ref. AABK 18805 W5537 0036275) [4 September 2013]; Commonwealth War Graves Commission [9 September 2013]; SCRoll web submission by C Knowles, 5 May 2016
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