PERSONAL DETAILS William DUNNE aka DUNN
Birth date and place c. 1836 Tullamore, Tullamore, Kings County, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 6¼ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place See comments below for spouse and children.
Spouse Recorded 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.
Children Recorded 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 place 10 Jul 1903 Western Australia.
Burial date and place Jul 1903 Karrakatta Cemetery, Roman Catholic Section CB 0033.
Will and Probate None.
Death Notices and Obituaries None.
ARMED FORCES
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 place 14 Feb 1854 Tullamore, Kings County.
Service/Campaigns Malta 6 months.
The Crimea 7 months.
Musters
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical Casualty 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 Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 22 Jan 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service 1 year 343 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1390/249.
Post Discharge Residence Tullamore.
Post Discharge Pension District Tullamore.  Transfer to South Australia WO22/252 (tentative).
Pension Amount 8d. per diem.  Refused increase 5 Mar 1861.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Merchantman. 
Departure and Arrival 12 Oct 1862 London; 14 Feb 1863 Fremantle. Via Bermuda.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None in WA.
Subscriptions
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA Rangatira. 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).