- Veterans Index
- D – F
- Dunne, George
|PERSONAL DETAILS||George DUNNE aka DUNN|
|Birth date and place||c. 1820 Lakenham, Norwich, Norfolk, England|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 10 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: light.|
|Marriage date and place|
|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|
|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.|
|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.
|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|
|Departure and Arrival||1 Jul 1864 Portland; 12 Sep 1864 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
Enrolled Guard 11 Nov 1880 to disbandment 31 Mar 1887.
|Land Grant/Purchase||22 Jun 1881 North Fremantle Loc. P21 (grant).|
|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.|