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Walter Alphonsus Dunne (Assistant Commissary)

Born 10th. February 1853 in Cork, Ireland.

For his action at Rorke's Drift he was mentioned in despatches. He was in further action in the Transvaal war of 1880-1881 and at Tel-el-Kabir in 1882.

After 35 years of service, he retired in Gibraltar in February 1908. He died at The English Nursing home in Rome on 2nd. July 1908.