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VC643   William Dunstan

BORN   8 March 1895

DIED   2 March 1957   AGE   61

VC Won   9 August 1915   AGE   20

Place VC Won   Lone Pine, Anzac sector, Gallipoli, Turkey

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   William Dunstan   No.   2130   

VC Issue No.   643   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Regiment 7th (Victoria) Battalion, AIF



Rank VC Won   Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant

Place Of Birth   Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

Place Of Death   Near Caulfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Buried/Location Ashes   Springvale Crematorium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cremated   Springvale Crematorium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Tablet   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   15 October 1915

VC Presented   9 June 1916 by the Governor-General of Australia, Sir Ronald Crawford Munro-Ferguson at Parliament House, Melbourne, Australia


Memorial tablet at site of ashes Springvale Crematorium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Display, Hall of Valour, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

Dunstan Street, Canberra, ACT, Australia     

Memorial, Sturt Street, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

Memorial plaque, Golden Point State School, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

P  Named On Memorial, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, Australia

Dunstan Street, Macleod, Victoria, Australia

By The Way…

After the war he was a manager for Murdoch newspapers

VC Held By

Australian War Memorial, Hall of Valour, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia



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The First World War

Thank you to John and Judy Bartley for photos from Gallipoli

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