Dennis Hunt enlisted into the NSW Corps in Mar 1791 in England; he arrived in NSW aboard the Admiral Barrington 1791
He arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HMS Porpoise in Mar 1801, with the rank of private. Dennis left Norfolk Island aboard the Lady Nelson in Jan 1803 for Sydney.
Dennis Hunt died 24 Sep 1803 at Sydney General Hospital from dysentery. He was buried 25 Sept 1803 at Old Sydney burial ground as Denness Hunt, Solider.