BRANNAN / BRENNAN / BRANNION – Edward 31st Regiment

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Name BRANNAN / BRENNAN / BRANNION – Edward
Regiment (s) 31st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2728
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
March 1855 (deduced) / 18 years / Not yet known
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6 in
Fair / Blue / Brown / Severe wound in groin and upper left thigh
Overseas Service/Duration Crimea – 7 months
Length of Service 1 year 7 months
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 21st October 1856 / Not yet known
Campaign Medals Not yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Manchester England
Pension Districts 1856 1st Manchester
1859-1864 Western Australia
1865-1876  South Australia
1876-1894 New South Wales
Pension Paid 8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1859 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SULTANA 19th August 1859
Date/Place of Birth c1837 Salford Manchester Lancashire England
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
BRANNAN James
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Catherine
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife LEWIS Alice
B c1842
Date/Place of Marriage 13th February 1859 St Wilfred’s RC Church Hulme Manchester England
Children by 1st Wife William John (Brannon) B 24th June 1860 Fremantle Western Australia
D 8th December 1885 drowned at Girilambone New South Wales
Mary (Brannan) B 1861 Fremantle Western Australia
D Not yet known
Alice (Brannion) B 1863 Fremantle Western Australia
D Not yet known
Margaret (Brennan) B 1865 Adelaide South Australia
D 1921 Drummoyne New South Wales
bur 22nd November 1921 Rookwood Cemetery  (Zone C Section 05)
Norah (Brennan) B 1867 Adelaide South Australia
D Not yet known
Edward (Brennan) B 1869 Adelaide South Australia
D 22nd February 1933 Parramatta New South Wales
bur 23rd February 1933 Rookwood Cemetery (Zone C TT plot 34)
Catherine B 16th September 1871 Adelaide South Australia
D Not yet known
Ann (Brennan) B 1873 Gawler South Australia
D Not yet known
James A. (Brennan) B 1877 Redfern New South Wales
D Not yet known
Arthur Lewis (Brennan) B 1880 Redfern New South Wales
D 7th November 1918 Sunta Wentworth Road Strathfield New South Wales
bur Rookwood Cemetery (Section 5 Row 44 Plot 6405 646)
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
LEWIS William
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Honorah
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles Perth Gazette and Western Australian Times Friday 28th October 1864
Sydney Morning Herald 21st December 1885 page 1
Sydney Morning Herald 27th August 1914 page 8
Sydney Morning Herald 2nd January 1917 page 5
Departure from Western
Australia
24th October 1864 left with wife and 3 children for South Australia per “Europa”
Date/Place of Death/Burial 26th August 1914 Sunta Church Street Croyden New South Wales
bur Rookwood Cemetery (Section 5 Row 44 Plot 6405 646)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
21st January 1917 Lynwood Melford Street Hurlstone Park New South Wales
bur Rookwood Cemetery 22nd January 1917 (Zone C Section 5 Plot 6405)
Will or Probate None known
Further Information From the obituary for his son William in 1885 it appears Edward worked for the New South Wales Railways as an engine driver and his sons William and Arthur Lewis followed his example: Arthur as a clerk.