Peter Michael DUNNE
Late of ?
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # Q 5161
for the purposes of this website ‘Q‘ represents those Police joining between 1862 (commencement of NSWPF ) – 23 February 1915 ( commencement of the current NSWPF numbering )
Husband of Mary DUNNE – the first NSW Police Matron
Final Rank = ?
Stations: ?, Metropolitan Police – Central – 1 Division
Service: From 27 April 1886 to 16 February 1897 = 12 years Service
Awards: No find on It’s An Honour
Born: ? ? 1861 ( or 1858 ) in NSW
Died on: Tuesday 16 February 1897
Event location: ?
Event date: ?
Funeral date: Thursday 18 February 1897
Funeral location: from home – Pitt St to Rookwood Cemetery
Funeral Parlour: ?
Buried at: Rookwood Cemetery, Old Catholic Mortuary
Section M1, Area S, Row 15, Grave 671
Approx GPS: -33.864959, 151.052129
Memorial located at: ?
Grave location: TBA
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Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 – 1954), Friday 19 February 1897, page 4
FUNERAL OF A CONSTABLE – The funeral of constable Peter Dunn, who for 12 years was attached to the Metropolitan Police, and died on Tuesday evening, took place yesterday. At 1.30 p.m , the coffin covered with wreaths, was borne by six of deceased’s comrades at No 1 station from the residence off Pitt street, near Bathurst-street The cortege, which included about 100 constables representing all the Metropolitan and some suburban stations, was headed by the police band under Bandmaster Hutchinson.
A number of civilians were in vehicles.
The cortege went along Pitt street and turned into Liverpool-street, passing the Central Police Court, and then by way of George-street proceeded to the Mortuary station. The interment took place at Rookwood. The band with muffled drums played along the route the “Dead March” in ” Saul ” and Beethoven’s ” Dead March. ” Inspector Potter and Senior-sergeants Chambers and Roden were the principal police officers present.
Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 – 1954), Monday 27 July 1896, page 1
DUNNE.- July 26, at his parents’ residence, No. 1, off 296 Pitt-street, Sydney, Arthur James, beloved son of Peter and Mary Dunne, aged 1 year and 3 months.