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Adolphus Michael Brennan

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Headstone on Adolphus Brennan's grave in Karori Cemetery

Headstone

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Adolphus Michael AWMM
  • Surname
    Brennan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/1941 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 March 1896 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    18 March 1896 Public - Christine - Other relative - 29 April 2017 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
    Timaru, New Zealand Public - Christine - Other relative - 29 April 2017 - Family papers and Death Certificate
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs J. Brennan (mother), 59 Melbourne Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
    • Parents were Francis and Jane Brennan Public - Christine - Other relative - 29 April 2017 - Family papers
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • Never married Public - Christine - Other relative - 29 April 2017 - Death Certificate

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/1941 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farm labourer Public - Christine - Other relative - 29 April 2017 - Death Certificate
  • 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
    • Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died from accident occurring, or disease contracted, while training with or attached to the NZEF in New Zealand. AWMM
    • Endocarditis - heart failure. Public - Christine - Other relative - 29 April 2017 - Death Certificate

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Mrs J. Brennan, 59 Melbourne Street, Dunedin

      New Zealand Herald, 8 July 1915, p9. ["Camp Death Roll: . in the majority of cases death was due to complications following measles."] AWMM
    • BRENNAN, Pte Adolphus Michael, Otago Infantry Battn, 4th Reinforcements, died 22 March, at Wellington Hospital, of a haemorrhage. NOK: James Brennan, North East Valley, Dunedin. [AWN 25.03.1915] p.55 Public - Christine - Researcher - 24 July 2021 - Auckland Weekly News
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 March 1915 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM 73. S. R.C. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
24 July 2021ChristineTe PukeResearcher
29 April 2017ChristineChristchurch, New ZealandOther relative

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