DUNSTAN, Charles Ernest
(Service number 78560)

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Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Shepherd
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs E. J. DUNSTAN (wife), Hakataramea, South 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 40th Reinforcements, , A Company
Date 10 July 1918
Transport Tahiti
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Date 10 February 1951 Age 73 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Hakataramea Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Charles Ernest Dunstan was the son of Thomas Henry Ripper and Rosina (née Vincent) Dunstan. Charles was educated at St Andrews, Esk Valley and Beaconsfield schools in South Canterbury.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [24 February 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [24 February 2017]; Hakataramea Cemetery headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [24 February 2017]

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