5th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry (British Army)
23/11/1944 (Killed in Action)
James Dunn was the son of Robert and Margaret Dunn. He was born about 1919. He was then looked after by his grandparents from a young age. James joined the army as a boy soldier in the 1930s. Corporal James Dunn was serving with the 5th Battalion of Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry when he was killed in action near Nijmegen on 23rd November 1944. He was 25 years old.
The village of Groesbeek is in the east of the Netherlands and approx 10kms south east of the city of Nijmegen. From the A73 motorway NIJMEGEN to VENLO take exit 3 (Afrit 3) MALDEN / GROESBEEK / MOOK / HEUMEN / OVERASSELT. Follow signs for N271 MOOK. Continue through the village of MOLENHOEK and in the village of MOOK turn left at the roundabout (CWGC sign for MOOK WAR CEMETERY) onto the GROESBEEKSEWEG. Continue for approx 4.5kms and then turn left at the roundabout onto the PANNENSTRAAT. Continue through the town where the road name changes to DORPSTRAAT. Turn left onto BURGEMEESTER OTTENHOFFSTRAAT (CWGC Sign). After approx 100m turn right (CWGC sign) onto ZEVENHEUVELENWEG. The cemetery is approx 2kms along this road on the right. The cemetery address is:- Zevenheuvelenweg 38 6561 Groesbeek