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83rd Regiment Dublin
NameDORAN – Joseph
Regiment (s)83rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 999
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6th September 1833 / 19 years 10 months / Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Fair / Grey / Fair / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 4 years 11 months
North America – 9 years 1 month
Length of Service21 years 25 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 14th November 1854 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Newry Ireland
Pension Districts1854 Newry
1856 2nd Dublin
1864 Tilbury
1864 Western Australia
October 1875 – March 1879 South Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
1874 Increased to 1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st July 1864 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 12th September 1864
Date/Place of BirthNovember 1813 Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Date/Place of Birth
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
CARROLL Elizabeth
B 1818 unknown location
Date/Place of Marriage22nd January 1860 St. Nicholas (Without) Francis street Dublin Ireland
Children by 1st WifeEllen B Not yet known
Henry B 16TH November 1857
Bp 25th November 1857 St. Nicholas (Without) Francis Street Dublin Ireland
M WEEKS Agnes 13th March 1883 St Patrick’s Adelaide South Australia
D 20th January 1947 Victoria Park WA
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery WA
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
UNKNOWN Winifred
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesSouth Australian Register 20th October 1880 (Funeral Notice)
The Express & Telegraph 21st October 1880 (Death Notice)
Departure from Western
Left Western Australia (unknown ship) during 1875: pension paid in South Australia from October 1875
Date/Place of Death/Burial19th October 1880 Byron Place Adelaide South Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section West Terrace Cemetery Adelaide South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
27th May 1909 Destitute Asylum Adelaide South Australia
bur 28th May 1909 West Terrace Cemetery Adelaide South Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationNone known
British Army Worldwide Index
1841 Joseph Doran 999 Private 83rd Foot Location London,
1851 Josh Doran 999 Private 83rd Foot location Karachi
Discharge: Unfit for further service due to chronic pains and Dyspnoea caused by climate and Military service.
Joseph Doran was accompanied on the voyage of the Merchantman by his wife Elizabeth and children Ellen and Henry-their conduct was rated ‘very good’.7 November 1871 Elizabeth Doran charged her husband Joseph Doran with assaulting and beating her on the 31st Inst. Remanded.
Son Henry Doran was admitted to (Royal) Adelaide Hospital 9th October 1899 age 41, he was a married man, Roman Catholic, a labourer residing at Field Street Adelaide, born Ireland and had been 36 years in the Colony having arrived on the Merchentman (sic)
Henry and Agnes Doran returned to Western Australia and they are both buried at Karrakatta RC Portion AA 0388 Agnes having died 24th March 1917.