2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
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John Philip Doran was the son of James and Hessie Doran. Philip John Doran was born in Randalstown. Jack Doran, as he became known, was a clerk at Toome Railway Station. Jack was a pianist of exceptional merit, and was in high demand at entertainments and social functions in the district, according to a report in the Belfast Newsletter. John Doran enlisted in Glasgow at the outbreak of the war. Private John Philip Doran was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers, when he died on Tuesday 7th December 1915.