(Service number 2/151)

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Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment R.N.Z.A. Depot, Wellington
Occupation Bombardier
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin T. H. R. DUNSTAN, Belt Street, Waimate
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship New Zealand Field Artillery
Transport Arawa or Limerick
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Where Captured and by Whom
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Civil servant


Date 28 April 1959 Age 69 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Area 37, Plot 33
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Edgar Dunstan was the son of Thomas Henry Ripper and Rosina (née Vincent) Dunstan, and a brother of Charles Ernest and william Arthur Dunstan who also served in World War One. .


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [24 February 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [24 February 2017]; Ruru Cemetery, Christchurch headstone transcription (Canterbury Branch NZSG) [24 February 2017]

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