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PostPosted: Thu Jan 11, 2007 9:57 pm    Post subject: 2Lt W J Dunn, Troqueer Church Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 29, 2008 9:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DUNN, WILLIAM JOHN
Initials: W J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 17/07/1916
Additional information: Son of Capt. Peter and Isabella Brydone Dunn, of Schoolhouse, New Abbey, Dumfries.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XVI. A. 3.
Cemetery: A.I.F. BURIAL GROUND, FLERS
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2017 2:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

William John Dunn age 20 2nd Lieutenant: 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
William was educated at Laurieknowe School, Maxwelltown, Dumfries Academy and Edinburgh University where he was a student of Medicine from 1913 to 1915. He was a Cadet Sergeant in the University's Officer Training Corps from January 1914 and was commissioned in the KOSB in March 1915. William was posted to the 6th KOSB in March 1916 but was killed four months later.
Born 1895 at Dumfries. Son of Captain Peter and Isabella Brydone (Ormiston) Dunn of the Schoolhouse, New Abbey, Kirkcudbrightshire and of Ulster Place, Dumfries. At the time of his son's death Captain Peter Dunn was serving in Cyprus with the 1st Garrison Battalion of the Royal Scots.
Killed in Action on 17 July 1916 and buried in A.I.F. Burial Ground, Flers, France.
Also named on the Laurieknowe School and Dumfries Academy memorials, on the Edinburgh University Roll of the Fallen, on the Troqueer Parish Church Memorial and on an individual plaque in the church.
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