PERSONAL DETAILSBryan DORAN
Birth date and placeC. 1829 Kildalkey, Meath, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 7¼ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown. (At date of enlistment).
Height: 5 ft. 8 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: hazel. Hair: sandy. (At date of discharge).
Marriage date and place17 Mar 1859 (tentative).
SpouseSarah DUNNE.
ChildrenEdward 1860, Tullamore, Kerry, Ireland.
James 1862, Tipperary, Ireland.
Bernard Bryan 1864, at Sea on ‘Merchantman’ en route to Western Australia.
Stephen 1866, Western Australia. (Note: no record of birth found, source: ancestry public tree).
John 1868 (d.1868), Willaston, South Australia.
Richard 1869, Willaston, South Australia. (Note: record of birth transcribed as ‘Bridget’ on SAGHS Index).
Thomas 1873, Williamstown, Victoria.
Death date and place23 Aug 1877 Williamstown, Victoria.
Cause of Death: Pneumonia (Inquest on 23 Aug 1877).
Burial date and placeAugust 1877 Williamstown Cemetery.
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices and ObituariesThe Age, 24 Aug 1877.
The Argus, 24 Aug 1877.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)3rd (East Kent, The Buffs) Regiment. 1 Feb 1851 transferred to
49th (Princess Charlotte of Wales’s or Hertfordshire) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#2447 Private.
#3686 Private.
Attestation date and place8 Apr 1847 Royal Barracks, Dublin, Ireland.
Service/CampaignsCrimea.
Musters
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Alma.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty Roll: Danger wound. Second Battle of Inkerman. 5 Nov 1854.
Left Forearm partially disabled by gunshot wound received at Inkerman. Ball entered 4 inches from point of Olecranan. Ulna was fractured.
Regimental Courts Martial10 Jan 1850 confined and tried by Regimental Court Martial.
Sentenced 28 days imprisonment 29 Jan to 25 Feb 1850.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place10 Jul 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service8 years 47 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1631/2.
Post Discharge ResidenceNot stated.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictBirr.
Pension Amount9d. per diem.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipMerchantman.
Departure and Arrival1 Jul 1864 Portland; 12 Sep 1864 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
SubscriptionsNone.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WAc. 1866 to South Australia, then to Victoria.