(Service number 52589)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 3 August 1894 Place of Birth Scotland

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Seadown, Temuka
Occupation Dairy farm Hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs B DUNNETT (mother), Seadown, Canterbury
Medical Information

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 28th Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company
Date 24 July 1917
Transport Waitemata
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Auckland Infantry Regiment

Military Awards

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 30 November 1986 Age
Place of Death Fairlie
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

George Dunnett was one of the four sons of David and Barbara Dunnett, of Seadown. It appears that the family came out to New Zealand from Scotland not long before the war. His brothers James 21667, John and William also served in World War One.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [12 December 2016]

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