Joseph Alexander DUNN

Regimental number12/727
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinFather, Alexander J Dunn, Pakuranga, Auckland
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankPrivate
Final unitNo. 16 (Waikato) Company, 1st Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateDied of wounds 30 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot IV, Row I, Grave No 66), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Miscellaneous information from
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Parents: A.J. and Mary E. Dunn, Pakuranga, Auckland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body