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- Brannan, Edward
|PERSONAL DETAILS||Edward BRANNAN (Brennan)|
|Birth date and place||c. 1837 Salford, Manchester, Lancashire, England.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences|
England, Wales & Scotland
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: blue. Hair: brown.|
|Marriage date and place||13 Feb 1859 St Wilfrid’s R C Church, Hulme, Manchester.|
|Children||William 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 place||26 Aug 1914 Sunta, Church Street, Croydon, New South Wales.|
|Burial date and place||Aug 1914 Rookwood Cemetery, Section 5, Row 44, Plot No.6405.606, New South Wales.|
|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries||Sydney Morning Herald 27 Aug 1914.|
|Regiment(s)||31st (Huntingdonshire) Regiment.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#2028 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||c. 1854.|
|Service/Campaigns||Crimea 7 months.|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
|Casualty/Medical||Casualty 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 Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||21 Oct 1856.|
|Length of Service||1 year 6 months.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||In 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 District||1st Manchester (1856). Fremantle, WA (1859-1864). Adelaide, SA (1865-1876). Sydney, NSW (1877+).|
|Pension Amount||8d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||29 May 1859 Plymouth; 19 Aug 1859 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Subscriptions||Greenough Fire Fund 1864.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Perth 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.