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John BRENNAN

Regimental number549
Date of birth23 January 1890
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolChristian Brothers' Catholic School, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address950 Napier Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMiss Elizabeth Jackson, 437 Wellington Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 January 1916
Discharge date28 April 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in the advance at Krithia, 8 May 1915; invalided to England; discharged as medically unfit.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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