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4th Regiment
NameDUNNE – Edward
Regiment (s)4th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 774
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
9th August 1830 / 18 years / Dublin Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 10 in
Sallow / Grey / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNew South Wales – 5 years 6 months
East Indies – 10 years 6 months
Length of Service20 years 341 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 23rd November 1852 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1852 Maryborough
1854 Kilkenny
1854-1873 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th May 1854 Plymouth England via Gibraltar
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RAMILLIES 7th August 1854
Date/Place of Birthc1812 Lea Ballybrittas 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
c1824 Down Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage3rd Qtr 1849 Winchester Hampshire England
Children by 1st WifeJohn B 10th April 1850
Bp 24 April 1850 St John’s RC Cathedral Portsmouth Hampshire England
Possible death 1886 age 36 Western Australia
Margaret B c1853 Not yet known
M MAYHEW Walter Adams 7 July 1889 Fremantle WA
D 14 April 1930 East Fremantle WA
Bur Fremantle Cemetery WA
Mary B 1855 Fremantle Western Australia
M SHEA John 1875 Fremantle WA son of EPG Patrick Shea 77th Regiment
M BROWN Frederick George 1883
D 24 April 1943 North Fremantle WA
Bur Fremantle Cemetery WA
Cornelius John B 1856 Guildford Western Australia
M McDONALD Mary Elizabeth
D 10 July 1930 Perth WA
Bur Karrakatta
Patrick Edward B 5 October 1857 Toodyay Western Australia
D 25 May 1926 Claremont WA
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery RC
Thomas B 11 September 1859 Fremantle Western Australia
D 6 April 1941
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery WA
Frances Ellen B 4 December 1861 Guildford WA
D 25 December 1861 Guildford WA
Elizabeth B 3 January 1863 Guildford WA
M BROWN James 10 October 1883
D 1st September 1940 Perth Western Australia
Exact B & M WA dates from Familysearch
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
Warder Convict Establishment from 3rd August 1855-11th March 1871 awarded pension £25/17/3 from 1 April 1871 increased to £29/5/6. Lengthy entry Barker pages 60/61
1871 employed ticket-of-leave cook in Toodyay
Newspaper ArticlesThe Herald Saturday 19th April 1873 page 2 Death notice Edward
The Inquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 1 March 1882 page 2 Death notice Margaret Dunne
The West Australian Monday 2nd September 1940 page 1 Death notice Elizabeth Brown
The West Australian Tuesday 8 April 1941 page 1 Funeral notice Thomas Dunne
Departure from Western
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial14th April 1873 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
15th February 1882 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Private Edward Dunne 774 4th Foot located at Bellary India
1851 Location Devonport
Discharge due to lumbago and failing activity
John Dunne aged 4 ½ years and daughter Margaret 1 ½ years both suffered from measles during the voyage on the Ramillies while Mrs Dunne was treated for diarrhoea as did Mrs Dunne’s baby aged 10 months and Edward Dunne for a contusion.
1863 nominated as assisted migrants cousin EMERSON and his wife also his brother-in-law MALLOY Pat.
Margaret Dunne nee Molloy had a brother James who was a Garrison Sergeant Major at Fiji in 1874 and Sub Inspector of Constabulary in 1876 (Fiji)