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Private Michael Brennan

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Michael John Brennan

Ancestor's date of birth: 01/10/1878

Ancestor's date of death: 19/09/1914

Cause of Death: Disease of the Spinal Cord Meningitis

Service and Life Before the Boer War: Farmer Emu Vale Warwick Qld

Service Number: 224

Colony or State of enlistment: QLD, Place of Enlistment: Warwick ??

Unit: Sixth Queensland Imperial Bushmen

Rank attained in Boer War: PTE, Date Effective: 1901

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No evidence of post Boer War service

Murray Page: 514

Contingent: Sixth Queensland

Ship: Victoria, Date of Sailing: 04/04/1901

Memorial details: Warwick Cemetery unmarked Grave?

Awards/Decorations/Commendations: Queen's South Africa Medal with Transvaal, Orange Free State, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Not known

Reasons to go and fight: Not known

Details of service in war: May 1901 - April 1902 in eastern Transvaal and Free State.

Service and life after the Boer War: Farmer, Brennan Farm, Emu Vale QLD

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Dennis Desmond Brennan, Newport near Redcliffe QLD
Relationship to Ancestor: Grandson

 


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