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William John BRENNAN

Regimental number446
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFireman
AddressKensington, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Olive Brennan, 63 Hardiman Street, Kensington, Victoria
Enlistment date6 February 1917
Rank on enlistment2nd Corporal
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Light Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Family/military connectionsFather: 319 Patrick Brennan, 1st Australian Remount Unit, returned to Australia; Brother: 64 Francis Patrick BRENNAN, 6th Bn, killed in action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915; Uncle: 6225 Richard Luke BRENNAN, 5th Bn, killed in action, Passchendaele, Belgium, 4 October 1917.

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