Edwin Robert Towersey Dunn1

#2166, (22 July 1888-15 September 1916)
Father*William Thomas Dunn2 b. 16 Oct 1828, d. 1 Aug 1917
Mother*Elizabeth Lane2 b. 9 Aug 1848, d. 2 Feb 1926
ChartsJames Lane's descendants
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Birth*22 JUL 1888 Edwin Robert Towersey Dunn was born on 22 JUL 1888 at Featherston, Wairarapa, Wellington, North Island, New Zealand.1 
Milit-Beg*15 AUG 1914 He began military service on 15 AUG 1914 at Wellington, North Island, New Zealand, NZ Rifle Brigade.3 
Death*15 SEP 1916 He died on 15 SEP 1916 at The Battle of the Somme, Picardy, France, aged 28.4 
Burial* He was buried at Serre Road Cemetery No. 2, Beaumont-Hamel, Picardy, France.4 
Note* He is recorded at Greytown Cemetery, Masterton, Wellington, North Island, New Zealand.5 
Last Edited3 Mar 2017

Citations

  1. [S120] New Zealand Registers, birth; Featherston, NZ, Jul-Sep 1888, 2623.
  2. [S29] Email from, from Ron Stretton of NZ, 20/7/2010.
  3. [S120] New Zealand Registers, NZ Army Nominal Rolls, 1914.
  4. [S54] Internet source/web sites, on findagrave.com. #124844764; buried as father & son. Memorial in Greytown Cemetery, Masterton. 'Edwin DUNN. Served in NZ Rifle Brigade, no. 24/408. He embarked 9 Oct 1915 and was killed during the 1st Battle of the Somme on 15 Sep 1916. '
  5. [S54] Internet source/web sites, on findagrave.com. buried as father & son. Memorial in Greytown Cemetery, Masterton.
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