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DUNLOP – William 1st Regiment

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1st Regiment
Name DUNLOP – William
Regiment (s)1st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1699
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
7th December 1841 / 20 years / Ballymena Antrim Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8½ in
Fresh / Light Blue / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 3 years 1 month
West Indies – 2 years
New Brunswick North America – 1 year 8 months
Length of Service15 years 229 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 28th July 1857 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Ballymena Antrim Ireland
Pension Districts1857 Ballymena
1862 Bermuda (in transit)
1863-1865 Western Australia
1865-1866 Ballymena
1867-1882 Belfast
Pension Paid6d per diem
1861 Increased to 8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th October 1862 Gravesend England (via Bermuda)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 15th February 1863
Date/Place of Birthc1821 Ahoghill Antrim 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
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
17th January 1865 Appointed Commissariat labourer for the Camden Harbour expedition
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News 25th January 1865 – Local and Domestic Intelligence
Departure from Western
1866 to Eastern States of Australia per “Emily Taylor”
1866 Ballymena Antrim Ireland
Date/Place of Death/Burial19th October 1882  Randalstown Antrim Ireland
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851 William Dunlop 1699 Private 1st Ft location Halifax Nova Scotia
Discharge: Varicose condition of the veins of the right leg and foot. The result as he states of heavy marching whilst stationed at Manchester in the year 1851.
William was a private at the time of his discharge
The Merchantman Surgeon Superintendent rated William Dunlop’s conduct on the Merchantman as Very Good despite having had his liquor stopped for 7 days for leaving his gun without leave