DUNSFORD, Norman Guthric Chalmers
(Service number 8/35)
|First Rank||Sergeant||Last Rank||Sergeant|
|Date||23 July 1891||Place of Birth|
|Date||15 August 1914||Age|
|Address at Enlistment||Eden Street, Oamaru, New Zealand|
|Previous Military Experience||Second Lieutenant, Senior Cadets, Timaru|
|Next of Kin||W.G. Dunsford (Father), Stafford Street, Timaru, New Zealand|
|Religion||Church Of England|
|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||1914-1915 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
|Date||5 March 1915||Age||23|
|Place of Death||Quinn's Post, Gallipoli, Turkey|
|Cause||Killed In action|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey|
|Memorial Reference||Panel 75|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru; Timaru Boys High School War Memorial (Library); Timaru South School WW1 Memorial plaque; Waimataitai School War Memorial?|
Son of Fannie Elizabeth Dunsford and the late William George Dunsford of 60, Wai-iti Rd, Timaru. Native of Invercargill.
Before enlisting Norman was a Second Lietenant in the Senior Cadets at Timaru.
Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database [4/09/2013]; NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ Ref. 649544031 3807108 298) [9/9/2013]; CWGC 9/9/2013;
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