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Michael Joseph Brennan

Image of Gravestone at Mangere Lawn Cemetery provided by Paul Baker July 2013 - This image may be subject to copyright

Image of Gravestone at Mangere Lawn Cemetery provided by Paul Baker July 2013 - This image may be su …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Michael Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Brennan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 71944 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1940 AWMM Opunake, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1940 AWMM Opunake, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1940 AWMM Opunake, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1940 AWMM Opunake, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mr A.J. Brennan (father), Opunake, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Mr A.J. Brennan (father), Opunake, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Mr A.J. Brennan (father), Opunake, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Mr A.J. Brennan (father), Opunake, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown 2NZEF Emb Nom Roll 8, p. 7 Clerk 2NZEF Emb Nom Roll 8, p. 7
    HaweraTaranaki 2NZEF Emb Nom Roll 8, p. 7
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Michael Brennan was married to Cecelia Annie Brennan who died 27 August 1990 aged 76, and was the father of Desmond and Carolyn. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 April 1980 BDM, deaths; headstone
    Age 64 AWMM
    BDM, deaths; headstone
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Mangere Lawn Cemetery & Crematorium, 85 McKenzie Road, Mangere Bridge, Auckland AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 8 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1942 to 30th June, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 8 : WW2 7 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12 : WW2 22 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 14 : WW2 13 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 15 : WW2 19 AWMM

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