PERSONAL DETAILSEdward BRANNAN (Brennan)
Birth date and placec. 1837 Salford, Manchester, Lancashire, England.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: blue. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place13 Feb 1859 St Wilfrid’s R C Church, Hulme, Manchester.
SpouseAlice LEWIS.
ChildrenWilliam b. 1860, Fremantle, Western Australia (as Brannon).
Mary b. 1861, Fremantle, Western Australia (as Brannan).
Alice b. 1863 Fremantle, Western Australia (as Brannion).
Margaret b. 1865, Adelaide, South Australia (as Brennan).
Norah b. 1867, Adelaide, South Australia (as Brennan).
Edward b. 1869, Adelaide, South Australia (as Brennan).
Ann b. 1873, Adelaide, Gawler, South Australia (as Brennan).
James A b.1877, Redfern, New South Wales (as Brennan).
Arthur Lewis b. 1880, Redfern, New South Wales (as Brennan).
Death date and place26 Aug 1914 Sunta, Church Street, Croydon, New South Wales.
Burial date and placeAug 1914 Rookwood Cemetery, Section 5, Row 44, Plot No.6405.606, New South Wales.
Will and Probate
Death Notices and ObituariesSydney Morning Herald 27 Aug 1914.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)31st (Huntingdonshire) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#2028 Private.
Attestation date and placec. 1854.
Service/CampaignsCrimea 7 months.
Musters
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty Roll: Severe wound. Minor actions at Sebastopol. 29 Aug 1855.
Incontinence of urine due to severe wound on the groin and upper part of left thigh.
Regimental Courts MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place21 Oct 1856.
Length of Service1 year 6 months.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceIn the absence of WO97 documents, many Army service data courtesy of A Superior Body of Men by M S James.
Post Discharge Residence
Post Discharge Pension District1st Manchester (1856). Fremantle, WA (1859-1864). Adelaide, SA (1865-1876). Sydney, NSW (1877+).
Pension Amount8d. per diem.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipSultana. 
Departure and Arrival29 May 1859 Plymouth; 19 Aug 1859 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
SubscriptionsGreenough Fire Fund 1864.
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 28 Oct 1864.
Departure from WA
Departure from SA
Europa dep. 24 Oct 1864 Fremantle; arr. 5 Nov 1864 Adelaide.
Between 1876/1877 to New South Wales.