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
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
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.
Spouse Alice LEWIS.
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.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 31st (Huntingdonshire) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #2028 Private.
Attestation date and place c. 1854.
Service/Campaigns Crimea 7 months.
Musters
Promotions None.
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
Ship Sultana. 
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.