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84th Regiment York and Lancaster
Name DUNN / DUNNE – John
Regiment (s)84th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 681
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
16th April 1831 / 20 years / Dublin Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7¾ in
Sallow / Hazel / Dark Brown / bears the marks of corporal punishment
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 3 years 154 days
East Indies – 9 years 89 days
Length of Service20 years 352 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 14th September 1852 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Maryborough Queens Ireland
Pension Districts1852 Maryborough
1854 Western Australia
1857 South Australia
1858-1887 Victoria
Pension Paid 1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st January 1854 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SEA PARK 5th April 1854
Date/Place of Birthc1811 Portarlington Queens 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 yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
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
Occupation after
Night Warder Convict Establishment 16 August 1854 resigned 8 February 1857 – See Barker page 60
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1857 to South Australia
1858 to Victoria
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information British Army Worldwide Index
1841 John Dunne 681 Private 84th Foot Location Dublin
1851 John Dunn 681 Private 84th Foot Location Trinchonopoly
Unfit for further service due to declining strength
His pension was paid in Victoria until the September Quarter 1886 and was returned unclaimed 30th September 1887.  Unsure if John was married or not but a child Elizabeth was born to a John Dunn and Catherine Darcey at Fremantle in 1855 and another child Charles was born to John Dunn and Catherine Dawsey in Adelaide on 1st August 1859 but nothing to support this in the BMDs for Victoria.