Sergeant Albert Sidney Dunk

Service Number 3047
Birth Date 05 May 1891
Birth Place Australia: South Australia, Morgan
Final Rank Sergeant
Units

Albert Sidney Dunk was born at Morgan, South Australia on 5 May 1891 to parents Albert and Winifred Dunk. A station overseer by trade, he enlisted at Adelaide on 24 May 1916 with the 2nd Depot Battalion. On 16 January 1917 he departed Adelaide aboard HMAT Bulla with the 3rd Light Horse Regiment. He served with this unit in Egypt and Palestine. On 31 October 1917, at the Battle of Beersheba, Dunk sustained a gunshot wound to his right foot and was transferred shortly after to the 14th Australian General Hospital in Cairo. Albert Dunk returned to Australia on 20 July 1919.

Collection items

Rolls

  • First World War Embarkation Roll

    Rank
    Private
    Place of Embarkation
    Adelaide
    Embarkation Ship
    HMAT Bulla A45
    Date of Embarkation
    16 January 1917
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918

Timeline

Date of birth 1891-05-05
Date of embarkation 1917-01-16

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