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John Brennan

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Headstone of Gunner John Brennan (11/859). Divisional Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BEAZ1039). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Brennan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jack Public - Christine - Other relative - 29 April 2017 - Family papers
  • Service number
    WWI 11/859 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 October 1893 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
    12 October 1893 Public - Christine - Other relative - 29 April 2017 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
    Dunedin Public - Christine - Other relative - 29 April 2017 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Shakespeare Road, The Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • The Terraces, Shakespeare Rd, Napier. Public - Christine - Other relative - 16 November 2018 - Military Personnel File
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • F. Brennan (father), North-east Valley Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
    • Parents were Francis and Jane Brennan Public - Christine - Other relative - 29 April 2017 - Family papers
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Single Public - Christine - Other relative - 29 April 2017 - Military Personnel File

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11/859 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Wellington Mounted Rifles, B squadron. 2015 - March 2016 Public - Christine - Other relative - 4 October 2018 - Military Personnel File

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 15 December 1914 AWMM AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farm labourer Public - Christine - Other relative - 29 April 2017 - Military Personnel File
  • 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
    11 October 1917 AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Francis and Jane Brennan, of Upper Junction, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 October 1917 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Divisional Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM M. 22. 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
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 75 AWMM
    • NZWGT: Information supplied by the New Zealand War Graves Trust as part of the New Zealand War Graves project. This project was established in 2006 to record in text and photographs the 31,758 New Zealanders who have been identifed as serving with New Zealand or Allied forces, and who died in conflicts from the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) up to the present day and in peacekeeping operations. AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
    • Scadden, J. (2018). Broken branches : New Zealand families who lost three or more children in the Great War. AWMM

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
16 November 2018Christine Christchurch, NZOther relative
04 October 2018ChristineChristchurch, New ZealandOther relative
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