Thom's Irish Who's Who/Dunne, Col. William

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DUNNE, Col. William, C.B., C.B.E.: son of the late Jeremiah Dunne, J.P., of Aghaboe House, Ballacolla, Queen's Co.; b. 1855. Educ.: Carlow Lay College, Ireland; entered army, 1875: became Major, Army Service Corps, 1888; Lieut.-Col. 1895, and Brevet Col. 1900; ret. 1903; served in Barbado during the Yellow Fever epidemic of 1881, and with the Bechuanaland Expedition in 1885; was D.A.A.G. Supply Reserve Depot, Woolwich, 1897-1903, including Soudan Expedition and Transvaal War periods; is a J.P. for King's and Queen's Counties. Served for over five years during the Great War at the Curragh and at Edinburgh; m. 1910, Mary Agnes, dau. of the late James Higgins, of Valentia Island, Co. Kerry; cr. C.B. (civil), 1902, C.B.E. (military), 1919. Res.: Jonestown, Edenderry, King's County.