DUNNAGE, Herbert Freeman
(Service number 2/1273)

First Rank Gunner Last Rank Gunner


Date 12 March 1881 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Cambridge
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs Mary Ada DUNNAGE (mother), Cambridge, Waikato
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 4th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship New Zealand Field Artillery
Transport Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

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No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 2 January 1958 Age 76 years
Place of Death Timaru
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 110, Plot 14
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Herbert Freeman Dunnage was the son of Charles John and Mary Ada (née Brittin) Dunnage. He was baptised at Pleasant Point and educated at Pleasant point School. Herbet's father died in 1902 and is buried at Pleasant Point. His brother, Robert gordon Dunnage, was killed in action in 1915 at Gallipoli.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [04 August 2018]; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [05 August 2018]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [05 August 2018]

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