Sergeant Albert Sidney Dunk

Service number 3047
Ranks Held Private, Sergeant
Birth Date 1891-05-05
Birth Place Australia: South Australia, Morgan
Death Date 1952-12-06
Death Place Australia: South Australia, Adelaide, Burnside
Final Rank Sergeant
  • 3rd Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • 3rd Australian Light Horse Regiment
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

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.



Date of birth 05 May 1891
Date of enlistment 24 May 1916
Date of embarkation 16 January 1917
Date returned to Australia 20 July 1919
Date of death 06 December 1952