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Item: 150474
Surname: Nunn
First Name: Brevet Major James Winniett
Ship: -
Date: 1841 25 May
Place: -
Source: SH
Details: On list of Military Officers on duty in NSW in 1841. Entered the army 7 April 1804


 
Item: 174764
Surname: Nunn
First Name: Captain James Winniett (Major James Winniett)
Ship: -
Date: 24 March 1824
Place: La Valetta, Malta
Source: Trial of Captain Thomas Atchison at Malta (Google Books)
Details: 80th regiment.Present at the court-martial of Captain Thomas Atchison of the Royal Artillery.


 
Item: 60743
Surname: Nunn
First Name: Major
Ship: -
Date: 1839 28 May
Place: -
Source: SG
Details: Mounted Police. Took passage on the steamer in consequence of disturbances in the Upper Hunter


 
Item: 174763
Surname: Nunn
First Name: Major James Loftus Winniett
Ship: -
Date: -
Place: -
Source: The Army List - 80th Regiment
Details: Appointed Ensign 29th October 1847; Lieutenant 22 February 1850; Captain 27 November 1857; Major 27 April 1870 - Major Nunn served with the 80th regiment in the Burmese war of 1852 and was present at the capture of Martalan operations before Rangoon on the 12th, 13th and 14th April, and capture of the great Dagon Pagoda (with the advanced storming party), and capture of Prome (Medal with Clasp for Pegu). Served in the campaign in Oude in 1858 - 59, and present at the capture of Simree Fort, Bera, Doondeakeira (Medal) (?son of Major James Nunn)


 
Item: 19324
Surname: Nunn
First Name: Major James Winniett
Ship: -
Date: 1838 26 January
Place: Liverpool Plains
Source: Wikipedia
Details: Led detachment of Military Police against Kamilaroi tribe. Became known as the Slaughterhouse Creek Massacre / Waterloo Creek massacre


 
Item: 101009
Surname: Nunn
First Name: Major James Winniett
Ship: -
Date: 1837 16 September
Place: -
Source: SG
Details: 80th regiment. Commandant of the Mounted Police. Appointed Magistrate


 
Item: 133291
Surname: Nunn
First Name: Major James Winniett
Ship: -
Date: 1839 27 May
Place: -
Source: This errant lady: Jane Franklin s overland journey to Port Philip and Sydney
Details: A detachment of Mounted Police under the command of Lieutenant Christie accompanied Major Nunn and Lady Jane Franklin on the steamer Tamar to Maitland


 
Item: 168761
Surname: Nunn
First Name: Major James Winniett
Ship: -
Date: 31 August 1840
Place: Sydney
Source: SH
Details: GENERAL COURT MARTIAL A General Court Martial commenced at Sydney, on Monday, 27th July on Lieut Richard Talbot Sayers, of the 80th Regiment, late of the Mounted Police on the following charges vvhich had been preferred against him, by his commanding officer in the Mounted Police, Brevet Major James Winnett Nunn, of the 80th. Charged with conduct unbecoming an Officer and a Gentleman after his conduct while at Jerrys Plains and Cassilis. Witnesses included Sergeant Lee, Arthur Blaxland


 
Item: 174766
Surname: Nunn
First Name: Major James Winniett
Ship: -
Date: c. 1838
Place: -
Source: National Library of Australia
Details: Portrait of Major James Winniett....http://nla.gov.au/nla.pic-an9900674


 
Item: 103216
Surname: Nunn
First Name: Major James Winniett......
Ship: Mangles 1837
Date: 11 July 1837
Place: Sydney
Source: SG
Details: 80th regt., Arrived on the Mangles


 
Item: 174765
Surname: Nunn (obit.,)
First Name: Lieut-Col James Winniett (Major James Winniett)
Ship: -
Date: 2 February 1847
Place: Meerut
Source: Gentleman s Magazine
Details: Obituary - At Meerut, Lieut-Col James Winniett Nunn, of the 80th Foot. He entered the service as Ensign April 7 1804; was presented to a Lieutenancy 1805; to a Captaincy 1810; a brevet Majority 1830; and to a Lieut-Colonelcy 1844. He served with much distinction in Egypt, and was present at the capture of Genoa in 1814. His last services were with his regiment, the 80th Foot, during the Sutlej campaign.



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