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DUNLOP – Robert Royal Artillery 4th or 10th Battery

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Royal Artillery Badge
South Africa Medal


NameDUNLOP – Robert
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery 4th Battalion transferred 10th Battalion 1846
Regiment Number (s)
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
17th May 1826 / 18 years / Enniskillen Fermanagh Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 11 in
Fair / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMalta – 11 years 11 months
Cape of Good Hope – 6 years 5 months
Length of Service22 years 99 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCompany Sergeant / 11th July 1848 / Woolwich Kent England
Campaign MedalsSouth African Medal 1834-1853 Kaffir Wars
Intended Residence at
Not yet known
Pension Districts1848 Longford
1848 2nd Dublin
1849 Enniskillen
1858 1st Belfast
1858 Coal House Point Battery Tilbury
1858-1861 Western Australia
1862-1863 Singapore
1866-1874 In Pensioner Chelsea Hospital
1874 2nd West London
1874 Longford
1875-1876 In Pension Kilmainham Hospital
Pension Paid1/7d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th August 1858 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
EDWIN FOX 20th November 1858
Date/Place of Birthc1808 Aughalougher Fermanagh Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not Married
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Assistant Warder 26th August 1859-23 September 1861 Convict Establishment refer Barker page 59
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1862 to Singapore
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not relevant
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Robert Dunlop Corporal 4th Battalion Royal Artillery 5th Company location Cape of Good Hope
Discharge due to an injury to his right leg on 26th November 1847 while on board the freight ship “Tigris” when the ship lurched heavily. Loss of power in the limb resulted in lameness and he was unable to walk without a stick.
Robert Dunlop was an inpatient at the Royal Chelsea Hospital between 1st October 1866 and 1st July 1874 when he left to live in Ireland “for the good of his health”
When he applied to Royal Chelsea Hospital for admission (1866) he was living at Jersey