William Walter Dunk

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Dunk, Corporal William Walter no.2634

1st Army Troops Company Engineers, formerly 7th Field Company Australian Engineers.

“Hillcrest” Gamet Street, Hurlstone Park.


Born at Newtown 1883, son of Walter Montague and Sarah Ann Dunk.

Married Alice Walshaw 1906.

Enlisted at Sydney 1/9/1915, aged 33.


Church of England.

Next of kin, wife, Mrs Alice Dunk, 18 Joseph Street, Ashfield, formerly Garnet Street, Hurlstone Park, or, next of kin, cousin, Mr T. Dunk.

Embarked from Sydney 22/12/1915 per HMAT A23 Suffolk.

Returned to Australia 2/3/1919.

Died 23/12/1940 (no age given).

Rookwood Cemetery Garden of Remembrance Wall 6 Panel O.

Roll of Honour, Canterbury District.

Monument, Euston Road, Hurlstone Park.

Australian War Memorial record available at: https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1777856/ [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