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LettyLoo Report 15 Feb 2015 20:32

Hi... I am looking for any information with regards to a William Dunn who Married Bridget Gearen or Graqren. The only information I have at present is that William was a Colour Sargent , army number 4161, who was once based in india. William and Elizabeth were married at Our lay of mount chapel Bombay 0n the 23/05/1901. They also had a daughter born there Elizabeth Dunn abt 1905. All help will be very much appreciated.

Regards George


GlitterBaby Report 15 Feb 2015 21:22

Any idea of when or where William was born


LettyLoo Report 15 Feb 2015 21:28

I think I am right in saying that William was born in 1873 in Radnorshire and was discharged from the Army in July 1914 after 21 years service.


GlitterBaby Report 15 Feb 2015 21:31

FMP has this record

First name(s) William
Last name Dunn
Service number 4161
Regiment South Lancashire Regiment
Unit / Battalion 3rd Battalion
Event year 1893
Age 20
Birth year 1873
Birth town -
Birth county Radnorshire
Birth country -
Residence town -
Residence county -
Series WO 364
Record set British Army Service Records 1914-1920
Category Military, armed forces & conflict
Record collection First World War
Collections from Great Britain


GlitterBaby Report 15 Feb 2015 21:32

Will send that image


GlitterBaby Report 15 Feb 2015 21:38

Image shows discharged 24th July 1914 in Warrington

So before WW1 started


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 15 Feb 2015 21:59

Loads of additional answers on your other thread - please. one thread per topic/family to avoid duplication......which has now happened


GlitterBaby Report 15 Feb 2015 22:00

First name(s) Bridget
Last name Gearen
Registration year 1901
Registered Quarter/Year Oct - Dec 1901
Registration district Overseas, Jubbulpore, India
Volume -
Page 42
County -
MarriageFinderâ„¢ Bridget Gearen married
William Dunn
Record set Irish Marriages 1845-1958
Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
Record collection Marriages & divorces
Collections from Ireland


GlitterBaby Report 15 Feb 2015 22:01

Bother :-(


JoonieCloonie Report 15 Feb 2015 22:05

Bother indeed, how rude to post in two places a minute apart and not even bother to watch either thread to see that people were duplicating effort like this ... and the trouble I went to, reading through pages of the images of the military record and posting details ...


GlitterBaby Report 15 Feb 2015 22:25

Took me ages to save and send the images from FMP

So leaving this one well alone


SylviaInCanada Report 15 Feb 2015 22:31

information found and posted on your other thread has him born in Stalybridge, Lancashire.

Please do not post more than 1 thread on the same topic ........ it is against the T&Cs of GR, as well as causing duplication of research by we the helpers.


LettyLoo Report 15 Feb 2015 22:46

Okay everyone. Point taken. Thank you very much for all your time and efforts....


JoonieCloonie Report 15 Feb 2015 23:31

not quite an apology for not following the site rules and using people's time like this ...