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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
1859-1887 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
(Possible) DARCEY/DAWSEY Catherine
Date/Place of Marriage30th September 1852 Maryborough Queens County Ireland
Children by 1st WifeElizabeth B 1855 Fremantle
Charles B 1st August 1859 Adelaide South Australia
James B 1861 Melbourne Victoria
D 1864 Melbourne Victoria
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 ArticlesThe Inquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 11th March 1857 Passenger list CW Bradley
Adelaide Times Wednesday 25th March 1857 page 2 Passenger list CW Bradley
Departure from Western
10th March 1857 to South Australia per CW Bradley
1859 to Victoria
Date/Place of Death/BurialSee Further information
Date/Place of Death/Burial
See Further information
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish 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
One of the witnesses to the marriage of John and Catherine was Martin Byrne who was also a guard on the Sea Park.
His pension was paid in Victoria until the September Quarter 1886 and was returned unclaimed 30th September 1887.
A child Elizabeth was born to 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.
An Elizabeth Dunn died age 13 months on 15th February 1859 at Mt. Charles Nairn South Australia (Father John)
A John Dunne died in 1886 age 73 who may be EPG John Dunn, however his wife was Margaret Moss. A John Dunn married Margaret Moss in 1868 which suggests that his wife Catherine died in 1864.