5th Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment (British Army)
16/08/1915 (Killed in Action)
Frederick James Dunn was born in Windsor, England about 1882. Previous to moving to Dungannon, Frederick had served four years with the 1st (Volunteer) Battalion Royal Berks Regiment in England. He was married to Edith Mary Dunn. Frederick Dunn had been estate carpenter to the Earl of Ranfurly for over three years. He had also been a section leader in the Dungannon Battalion U.V.F. At the outbreak of war, in August 1914, he joined joining the 6th Inniskillings. He later was transferred to the 5th Battalion Royal Irish Regiment (Pioneers). Corporal Frederick J Dunn was killed in action at Gallipoli on 16 August 1915.
The Anzac and Suvla cemeteries are first signposted from the left hand junction of the Eceabat- Bigali Road. From this junction travel into the main Anzac area. Follow the road to Helles, opposite the Kabatepe Museum, at 14.2 kms. take a right turn at the 'T' junction and at 14.3 kms. take the left fork. After a total of 22.8 kms, take a right turn to the memorial along a rough track 500m long. The Helles Memorial stands on the tip of the Gallipoli Peninsula. It takes the form of an obelisk over 30 metres high that can be seen by ships passing through the Dardanelles.