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Otto Albert Dunning

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Otto Albert Dunning

November 20, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







The Fort Garry Horse


1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


January 18, 1891
North Granville, Prince Edward Island


December 29, 1914
Swift Current, Saskatchewan

Son of David and Phelicia Dunning of North Granville, Prince Edward Island.

Brother of Private Claud Augustus Dunning, who died while serving with the Army. Uncle of Private Otto Albert Dunning who died while serving with the Army in the Second World War.

Commemorated on Page 232 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

Sp. Mem. 9.


Marcoing is a village 7 kilometres south-west of Cambrai. The MARCOING BRITISH CEMETERY is 2 kilometres due east of the village on the D.15 towards Masnieres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Remembering brothers lost … Brothers In Arms Memorial, Zonnebeke, BE … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens … May 2022
  • Photo of Otto A. Dunning– A photo of Otto in his Uniform as a young new recruit.
  • Brothers– A photo of Otto and his brother Claud (60th Bn. Canadian Infantry), both boys gave thier lives for freedom during the First World War.
  • Silver Cross– This Medal was given to the next of kin, usually the mother or wife of the soldier, and was called the Silver Cross. This Medal shows that Otto Dunning was awarded the Military Medal (M.M.).

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