DUNN / DUNNE – George 47th and 13th Regiment

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NameDUNN / DUNNE – George
Regiment (s)47th and 13th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1287 (47th Regiment)
50 (13th Regiment)
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
2nd May 1838 / 18 years 1 month / Norwich Norfolk England
Description – Height
5 Ft 10 in
Fresh / Grey / Light / None
Overseas Service/DurationMalta – 2 years  1 month
Turkey – 5 months
Gibraltar – 2 months
Crimea – 1 year 8 months
West Indies – 2 yrs 8 months
Length of Service23 years 5 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 16th April 1860 / Fermoy Ireland
Campaign MedalsCrimean Medal with Alma Inkerman and Sebastopol clasps
Turkish Crimean Medal
Silver medal granted by the Sultan of Turkey for services in the Crimea
Intended Residence at
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1860 1st Dublin
1864 Tilbury
1864-1895 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/2d per diem for 16 years’ service in the Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st July 1864 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 12th September 1864
Date/Place of Birth1820 Lakenham Norfolk England
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
c1830 Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeMary Anne B 1857 (tentative)
M TAPIA/TAPIER Joseph 1871 Fremantle Western Australia
D 26th May 1889 Poor House Perth Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
March 1871 granted Location P21 in North Fremantle Western Australia (Title deed 5/203)
Occupation after
Not yet known: made application for work as messenger and porter in the public service
Newspaper articlesDaily News 30th March 1889 – page 2
WA Record 30th May 1889 – page 6
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial12th November 1895 Mt Eliza Invalid Depot Perth Western Australia
bur East Perth Cemeteries
Date/Place of Death/Burial
13th March 1889 Perth Western Australia (tentative)
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationGeorge Dunn served 16 years in the Enrolled Force in WA and also the Enrolled Guard from 11th November 1880 to 31st March 1887