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Veterans Marker for Bernard Doran, Sr., (1890-1947) – Military Monday

Bernard Doran was born on the 21st of February 1890 in Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland and died 11 April 1947 in Harrison, Hudson County, New Jersey. My grandfather, who was called Barney by his family, served in the New Jersey … Continue reading

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James Alexander Doran – Born 1913 in Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland

This photograph of James Alexander Doran was possibly taken for his First Holy Communion at St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church in West Belfast, Northern Ireland. The picture is from his daughter who has been trying for a very long time … Continue reading

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William John Doran (1893 – 1961)

This last August my brother, John, and I had the great good fortune of meeting two of William John Doran’s children, and their spouses, in New Jersey. William John’s brother, Bernard, was our grandfather. This is one of the photographs … Continue reading

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