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Regimental number1520
Place of birthNorwood, South Australia
SchoolSisters of Joseph Catholic School, Norwood, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressNorwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maria Brennan, 17 Fisher Street, Norwood, South Australia
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted July 1915 and left Australia with the 1st Reinforcements of the 32nd Bn. Transferred to the 48th Bn when it was formed in Egypt.
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row Q, Grave No. 1), Villers Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Maria BRENNAN, 17 Fisher Street, Norwood, South Australia

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