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Armour Sergeant Joseph Darran (1819........)

 

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  • Born : October 1819
  • Where Born :
  • Baptised : 26th of august 1821 in St Marys Chatham Kent
  • Occupation :
  • Date Arrived : 1852
  • Ship Arrived on : Vulcan
  • Rank attained : Armour Sergeant
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  • Date of Enlistment : 9th of Feb 1840
  • Where Enlistment
  • Date of Discharge : 1862
  • Where Discharged : New Zealand
  • Died : 1899 .
  • Where Died / Buried : Milton Kent
  • Parents Names : Marine Sergeant Joseph Darran 1811-1847 and Mary Darran.
  • Spouse's Name : Maryanne Carberry
  • Born : 1825
  • Where Born : New South Wales
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  • Date Arrived :
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  • Date Married :
  • Where Married : Meerut India,
  • Died :
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  • Spouse's Parents : Sergeant John Carberry
  • Descendants

    Information kindly supplied by Paul Darran Darrantina@aol.com

    Area Settled :
     
    Children :
    1 .
    2 . Fredrick Darran (b.1859 in Melbourne,.......d.)
    History & Achievements :
    Joseph was a Armour Sergeant with the 40th,sailed on the 16th of may 1840 for India, and landed on the 4th of Sept 1840 at Karachie he fought in the first Afghan war at Kandahar Ghanzie, and Karbal. In 1843 he married Maryanne Carberry in Meerut India, Maryanne's father was Sergeant John Carberry who is listed on your pages on the 40th first tour in australia, it was on this tour that Maryanne was born in Sydney. In 1843 Joseph fought in the battle of Maharajpore, looking at the muster books at the PRO in Kew on the 3rd of December 1854 he is listed with Capt Wise at Eureka Stockade. In 1859 Maryanne gave birth to a second son Fredrick Darran in Melbourne, and in 1860 Joseph sailed on HMS VICTORIA for the land wars in New Zealand. Joseph was at the battle of Puketakauere, left the service in 1862 and went back to England to Chatham. He died in 1899 in Milton Kent.

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    Last revised: January 09, 2004.