Hugh Sampson Dunlop

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Dunlop, Corporal Hugh Sampson no.2582

13th Battalion, 8th reinforcements, later 45th Battalion.

“Kilwinning” Croydon Avenue, Croydon Park.


Born at Balmain 1890, son of Hugh & Margaret Dunlop.

Enlisted at Liverpool 13/6/1915, aged 25.



Next of kin: mother, Mrs Margaret Dunlop, Croydon Avenue, Croydon Park.

Casualty list SMH 25/12/1915: Ill in hospital. Greek hospital, Alexandria. (Probably injured at Durrant’s Post, on the northern slopes of Chunuk Bair).

Casualty list DT 29/4/1916 Returned to duty.

Returned to Australia 5/4/1919.

Married Mary C. Foord 1920.

Roll of Honour, Croydon Park Methodist Church.

Australian War Memorial record available at: [accessed 27/01/2017].

Special acknowledgement

The foundation of the information on this page was copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.


An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 names in the book with a link to the biography copied from the book about each individual. The alphabetical list is titled Canterbury's Boys list. The biographical files are editable, created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to contribute any further information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they may have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.


Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002