The Soldier's Details
- First Name:
- Charles Henry
- Nick Name:
- Regimental #:
- Attached 2/4th, Australian Army Postal Corps
- Place of Birth:
- Staplehurst, Kent, England
- Father's Name:
- Not Known
- Mothers's Name:
- Not Known
- Church of England
- Pre-war Occupation:
- Epitaph, Labuan Memorial, Panel 31, Age 44.
- Selarang Carnp Changi
- 'B' Force Borneo
- Cause of Death:
- Place of Death:
- Sandakan No. 1 Camp
- Date of Death:
Charles Dunn aged 25 years arrived Fremantle from London on Moreton Bay on 15.2.1924. His occupation was porter.
In 1925 he was recorded working and living at Kellerberrin as a Farmhand for L.B. Maddison.
Charles Dunn married Doris Kendrick in 1929 and they had several daughters.
Prior to enlisting Charles and Doris were living in Bayswater where he was employed as a dairyhand.
‘Charlie’ Dunn was selected in Singapore with ‘B ‘Force Borneo.
It was reported Dunn was ill with malaria at Sandakan No. 1 Camp and bayoneted by Japanese guards. This record has not been officially confirmed. Charles was 44 years old.
His name is included at the Epitaph, Labuan Memorial, Sabah, Panel 31 as well as the Sandakan Memorial at Boyup Brook and the POW Memorial Wall at Ballarat, Victoria.
- Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
- Sandakan - Borneo ***