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Claud Augustus Dunning

In memory of:

Private Claud Augustus Dunning

August 12, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

444459

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

60th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 3, 1897
Granville, Prince Edward Island

Enlistment:

May 1, 1915
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

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

Brother of Lance Corporal Otto Albert 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 81 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VI. I. 23.

Location:

RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND (Transport Farm) is located 2 Km south east of Ieper town centre, on the Komenseweg, a road connecting Ieper to Komen (N336). From Ieper town centre the Komenseweg is located via the Rijselsestraat, through the Rijselpoort (Lille Gate) and crossing the Ieper ring road, towards Armentieres and Lille. The road name then changes to Rijselseweg. 1 Km along the Rijselseweg lies the left hand turning onto Komenseweg. The cemetery itself is located 1.2 Km along the Komenseweg on the right hand side of the road.

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 Claud A. Dunning– A photo of Claud in his uniform.
  • Brothers– A photo of Claud and his brother Otto (Fort Garry Horse), both boys gave thier lives for freedom during the First World War.
  • Railway Dugouts Burial Ground– The Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Cemetery, located approximately 3 kilometres to the south of Ieper, Belgium. May they rest in peace. (J. Stephens)
  • Cemetery– Cemetery ... Railway Dugouts Burial Ground … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Stone of Remembrance ... Railway Dugouts Burial Ground … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Cemetery located approximately 3 kilometres to the south of Ieper, Belgium. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens 2010)
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker ... Railway Dugouts Burial Ground … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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