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Edward Thomas BRENNAN

Date of birth13 April 1887
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressFremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Mr E T Brennan, Kiewa, Riversdale Road, Hawthorn, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain (Medical Officer)
Unit name11th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Promotions

Lieutenant Colonel


Unit: Australian Army Medical Corps
Promotion date: 19 September 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29251 (5 August 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 133 (28 October 1915).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', 4th Supplement, No 29644 (11 July 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No 176 (30 November 1916.

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

Military Cross

No citation (M.O. 236 of 1916)

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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