PATRICK JOSEPH BRENNAN

 

Born: 1892, Dublin City, Ireland.

Died: 25th March 1915; age: 23; Died at Ipswich Isolation Hospital.

Enlistment Details: Location: Stratford, Essex; Date: 5th May 1909; Occupation: Plumber; Religion: Roman Catholic.

 

Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 57098.

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, 6th Reserve Battery, 40th Brigade.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War, 1914 Star + Clasp.

 

Grave Reference:

S.3.1.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   King Street South, Mansion House, Dublin.

 

Patrick was 9 years old and living with his parents, sisters, and widowed, paternal grandfather.

John Brennan, 39, a Traveller, born Queen’s County, Ireland.

Julia Brennan (nee Bambrick), 37, born Queen’s County.

Mary Brennan, 4, born Dublin City, Ireland.

Julia Brennan, born Dublin City.

Richard Brennan, 68, a General Labourer, born Dublin City.

1 general domestic servant.

5 boarders.

The Brennan family were Roman Catholic, and could read & write.

 

1911   Shorncliffe Camp, Cheriton, Kent.

 

Patrick was 19 years old, a Soldier ranked Gunner for the Royal Field Artillery.

 

On the 17th June 1919, John Brennan, of 343, High Street, Ilford, Essex, made an application for the 1914 Star in respect of his late son – Gunner P. J.Brennan.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to John Brennan – father.

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