PERSONAL DETAILS George DUNNE aka DUNN
Birth date and place c. 1820 Lakenham, Norwich, Norfolk, England
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WA Woolcomber.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 10 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: light.
Marriage date and place
Spouse Elizabeth ?
Children Mary Ann b. ?

Note: F H Broomhall’s book The Veterans p. B83 cites five children in Barracks, Fremantle in 1880.

Death date and place 12 Nov 1895 Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.
Burial date and place November 1895 East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.
Will and Probate None.
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 47th (The Lancashire) Regiment.  1 Apr 1858 transferred to
2nd Btn. 13th (Prince Albert’s Light Infantry) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #1287 Private.
#50 Corporal.
Attestation date and place 2 May 1838 Norwich, Norfolk.
Service/Campaigns Malta 2 years 1 month.
West Indies 2 years 8 months.
Turkey 5 months.
Crimea 1 year 8 months.
Gibraltar 2 months.
Musters 1841 Barbados [WO12-5913].
Promotions & Reductions Private to Corporal 1 Oct 1854.
Corporal to Private 6 Apr 1855.
Private to Corporal 1 Apr 1858.
Corporal to Private 7 Feb 1860.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal.
Casualty/Medical None.
Regimental Courts Martial Imprisoned 27 Oct 1846 to 24 Apr 1847. Offence not known.
Confined 4 Apr 1855 to 5 Apr 1855. Offence not known.
Arrested and tried 3 Feb 1860 to 6 Feb 1860. Offence not known.
35 times entered in Regimental Defaulters Book.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Police Court, Perth, Western Australia Convicted of assaulting and beating Ann Banley. Sentenced to 6 months hard labour.
Pension suspended during imprisonment. Apr 1889.
Discharge date and place 1 May 1860 Fermoy.
Length of Service 21 years 179 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1428/216.
Post Discharge Residence Dublin.
Post Discharge Pension District Dublin.
Pension Amount 8d. per diem. Increased to 1/2d. per diem 18 Jan 1881 for service EPF.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Merchantman.
Departure and Arrival 1 Jul 1864 Portland; 12 Sep 1864 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Enrolled Guard (Fremantle) 11 Nov 1880 to disbandment 31 Mar 1887.
Land Grant/Purchase 22 Jun 1881 North Fremantle Loc. P21 (grant).
Subscriptions
Misc. Newspaper Articles Inquirer & Commercial News 6 Apr 1887.
Inquirer & Commercial News 3 Apr 1889 (see sidebar).
Inquirer & Commercial News 19 Jan 1894.
Departure from WA Not applicable.