DUNN, Francis Alexander
(Service number 40914)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 25 May 1893 Place of Birth Ashburton, New Zealand

Enlistment Information

Date 15 November 1916 Age 23
Address at Enlistment Box 43, Gore, New Zealand
Occupation Engineer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin John Dunn (Father), Otamita, via Gore, New Zealand
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information Fit for service

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 23rd Reinforcements Otago Infantry Regiment, D Company
Date 14 March 1917
Transport Ruapehu
Embarked From Wellington Destination Devonport England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Otago Infantry Regiment

Military Awards

Campaigns Western European
Service Medals British War Medal, Victory Medal
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 23 October 1918 Age 25
Place of Death Le Cateau, France
Cause Killed In action
Memorial or Cemetery Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord France.
Memorial Reference IV.C.11.
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

Son of John and Georgina Christie Dunn, of Ardwick Street, Gore, Southland, New Zealand.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [4/09/2013]; NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ Ref. AABK 18805 W5537 0036200) [4/8/2013]; CWGC (8/9/2013);

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