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DUNN / DUNNE – William 41st and 3rd Regiment

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41st Regiment
3rd Regiment
Turkish Crimea Medal
Crimean War Medal reverse-obverse
NameDUNN / DUNNE – William
Regiment (s)41st and 3rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 3139 / 3151
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
14th February 1854 / 18 years / Winchester Hampshire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 6¼ in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / loss of middle fingers on left hand
Overseas Service/DurationMalta – 6 months
Crimea – 7 months
Length of Service1 year 343 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 22nd January 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimean War medal
Crimea-Turkish Medal
Intended Residence at
Tullamore Kings County Ireland
Pension Districts1856 Tullamore
1862 Bermuda (in transit)
1863-1864 Western Australia
1864-1871 Adelaide South Australia
Pension Paid8d 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 Birthc1836 Tullamore Kings County 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
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1864 to South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial4th September 1871 South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to loss by amputation of middle fingers of left hand and part of the metacarpal bones of …finger after shell wound incurred on the 8th September at 2nd attack of Redan
The Merchantman Surgeon Superintendent rated his conduct as Good although he had lost his liquor allowance for 7 days for being drunk on guard and again for 2 days for calling out the number of his post irregularly when on sentry duty.
23rd December 1869 admitted to (Royal) Adelaide Hospital William Dunn age 30, single, Roman Catholic, residence Gawler Town, trade labourer, born Kings County Ireland, 7 years in Colony, ship of arrival Merchantman 

WO22/252 Pension Payments in Colonies 1864-1870 shows stoppage for child in Ireland