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Samuel Thomas BRENNAN

Regimental number5063
Place of birthBunbury, Western Australia
SchoolBalingup State School, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressNannup Post Office, Nannup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Mr T Brennan, 127 Ford Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 January 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialAIF Burial Ground, Grass Lane (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 2), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth BRENNAN, 39 Thornley Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales. Native of Busselton, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5062 Pte James BRENNAN, 11th Bn, died of wounds, 6 September 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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