PERSONAL DETAILS Bryan DORAN
Birth date and place C. 1829 Kildalkey, Meath, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 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 place 17 Mar 1859 (tentative).
Spouse Sarah DUNNE.
Children Edward 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 place 23 Aug 1877 Williamstown, Victoria.
Cause of Death: Pneumonia (Inquest on 23 Aug 1877).
Burial date and place August 1877 Williamstown Cemetery.
Will and Probate None.
Death Notices and Obituaries The 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 place 8 Apr 1847 Royal Barracks, Dublin, Ireland.
Service/Campaigns Crimea.
Musters
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasp Alma.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical Casualty 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 Martial 10 Jan 1850 confined and tried by Regimental Court Martial.
Sentenced 28 days imprisonment 29 Jan to 25 Feb 1850.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 10 Jul 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service 8 years 47 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1631/2.
Post Discharge Residence Not stated.
Post Discharge Pension District Birr.
Pension Amount 9d. per diem.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Merchantman.
Departure and Arrival 1 Jul 1864 Portland; 12 Sep 1864 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None in Western Australia.
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA c. 1866 to South Australia, then to Victoria.