|Place of birth||Shankhill, Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||39|
|Next of kin||Mrs G. Brennan, 90 Brookfield Street, Belfast, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Served in the Royal Irish Rifles, British Army (3rd RIR, 10 years; 2nd RIR, 3 years; 4th RIR, 9 years); 9th Australian Light Horse, 6 months.|
|Place of enlistment||Holsworthy, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Sergeant Cook|
|Unit name||7th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/12/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||46th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked, Australia, 20 December 1914; proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli Peninsula, 15 May 1915.
Admitted to Hospital Ship (Enteritis), 29 August 1915; transferred to 4th Stationary Hospital, Malta, 18 September 1915; to St David's Hospital, 18 September 1915; admitted to 2nd War Hospital, England, 25 September, 25 September 1915; placed on Supernumerary List, Gallipoli Peninsula, 26 November 1915; left Depot, 28 March 1916; taken on strength of 2nd Light Horse Regiment, Tel-el-Kebir, Egypt, from Overseas Base, 19 April 1916; transferred to 46th Bn, 16 May 1916.
Admitted to sn2 Stationary Hospital (varicose veins), 20 May 1916; to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 22 May 1916; to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 29 May 1916; embarked, Alexandria, invalided for England, 24 June 1916; admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 3 July 1916; marched into Perham Downs Command Depot, 14 August 1916; marched out to Weymouth Command Depot, 13 October 1916; marched into Wareham Command Depot, 29 November 1916; marched out to Weymouth Command Depot, 15 March 1917.
Commenced return to Australia, 10 January 1918; disembarked, Melbourne for Sydney, 3 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit: varicose veins), Sydney, 4 April 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BRENNAN George|