Dunne, William

Birth date and placec. 1836 Tullamore, Tullamore, Kings County, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 6¼ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and placeSee comments below for spouse and children.
SpouseRecorded in ancestry public trees and LDS Pedigree Resource Files as Ellen McGRATH.
Unlikely as ‘Dunn’ was recorded at marriage as being 21 years in 1865 = 1844 birth date.
ChildrenRecorded in sources as above with up to nine children born in South Australia from 1867 to 1887.
Note: despite large family, no newspaper ‘Family Notices’ for death below, nor renewal date for burial site.
Death date and place10 Jul 1903 Western Australia.
Burial date and placeJul 1903 Karrakatta Cemetery, Roman Catholic Section CB 0033.
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices and ObituariesNone.
Regiment(s)41st (The Welch) Regiment. 1 Apr 1854 transferred to
3rd (East Kent, The Buffs) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#3151 Private.
#3139 Private.
Attestation date and place14 Feb 1854 Tullamore, Kings County.
Service/CampaignsMalta 6 months.
The Crimea 7 months.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty Roll: Slight Wound. Final Attack on the Redan. 08 September 1855.
Disabled by loss by amputation of fore and middle fingers of left hand and also part of the metacarpel bones of the fingers after shell wound incurred on 8th Sept at 2nd attack on Redan. Has considerable use of the thumb and remaining fingers. Unfit for service.
Regimental Courts MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place22 Jan 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service1 year 343 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1390/249.
Post Discharge ResidenceTullamore.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictTullamore.  Transfer to South Australia WO22/252 (tentative).
Pension Amount8d. per diem.  Refused increase 5 Mar 1861.
Patriotic Fund.
Departure and Arrival12 Oct 1862 London; 14 Feb 1863 Fremantle. Via Bermuda.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in WA.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WARangatira. Dep. 6 May 1864 Albany. Arr. 10 May 1864 Adelaide. W Dunn and J Dunn [Adelaide Observer 14 May 1864]. Tentative.
(Could be a William Dunn b. Albany 1846 with his father James or brother John per Bicentennial Dictionary p.918).