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DUNN / DUNNE – Patrick 4th Light Dragoons

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4th Light Dragoons
Afghan Medal
Name DUNN / DUNNE – Patrick
Regiment (s)4th Light Dragoons
Regiment Number (s)220
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
21st July 1824 / 19 years / Dublin Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 9 in
Fresh / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies –  16 years
Length of Service24 years 87 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 2nd November 1848 / Athlone Ireland
Campaign MedalsPossible Afghanistan Medal
Intended Residence at
Not yet known
Pension Districts1849 Clonmel
Pension Paid1/0d 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 Birthc1805 Newtown Wicklow 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 WifeMargaret B 1845
M BURNS James 1 877 Fremantle Western Australia
D 18th February 1909 (Father John Dunn)
Francis B c1849 Not yet known
M Jane Gaunt 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
Dau EPG William Gaunt 31st Regt (Minden)
D 31 October 1920 age 71 North Fremantle WA
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
Not applicable
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesWestern Mail Thursday 4 November 1920 page 19 death of Francis
West Australian Saturday 24 May 1924 page 12 Obituary Jane Dunn nee Gaunt
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial17th July 1870 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationServed in Scinde and Afghanistan Campaign in 1839
British Army Worldwide Index
1841 Patrick Dunn 220 Private 4th Lt Dragoons Location Kirkee [Bombay]
He left India for England on the ship Mary in 1841
According to the Battle Honours for the regiment he could have had medals for Ghunzee and Afghanistan
Discharge due to chronic rheumatism.
On the 18th November 1853 the Staff Officer at Clonmel was directed to send Private Patrick Dunn and his family to Waterford where the Staff officer was to send them as speedily as possible to Bristol.
Both Margaret age 8 and Francis age 5 were successfully treated for rubella during the voyage of the Sea Park.
December 7th 1864 the wife of Patrick Dunn declared insane.
From 1866 Ann Dunn, pensioner’s wife was charged with numerous accounts of being drunk and disorderly, vagrancy and similar petty offences.