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Name: Joseph William DUNN
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J W Service No.: 2529322
Date of Birth : 08/12/1880 Place of Birth : Shilbottle, Northumberland. Age at Death: 37
Unit: 102nd Bn Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment).
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Attested at the Canadian Mounted Rifles Depot, Hamilton, Canada on 6th July 1917.
Place of Residence: Hamilton, Canada.
Home Address: 29 Kinrade Avenue, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Previous Address: 11 Barmoor Terrace, West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Civilian Employment: Plumber by trade.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Monday 30th September 1918
Place of Death:
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Ramillies British Cemetery, Nord, France.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 0
Service Records: Yes
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Son of John Dunn and the late Frances Elizabeth Dunn of 11 Holburn Terrace, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes : Joseph emigrated to Canada, attesting at the Canadian Mounted Rifles Depot, Hamilton on 6th July 1917. He embarked onboard the SS Scandinavian from Halifax, Nova Scotia, 22nd October 1917. He disembarked at Liverpool, England, 1st November 1917. It seems that there were periods of Joseph being unwell on his arrival in France on 29th March 1918. Joseph had been reported as wounded and missing in action
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. National Archives of Canada.
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