PERSONAL DETAILSEugene BRENNAN
Birth date and placec. 1826 Templend, Kenmare, Kerry, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Anglesea Barracks, Portsea, Hampshire (1851).
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 8¾ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: sandy.
Marriage date and place27 Oct 1862 Perth, Western Australia.
SpouseHonora MURPHY.
ChildrenPatrick Eugene b. 1864, Redfern, New South Wales.
Michael b. 1865 (d. 1865), Chippendale, New South Wales.
John W. b. 1866 (d. 1866) Redfern, New South Wales.
Mary A. b. 1868 (d. 1868), Sydney, New South Wales.
Agnes A. b. 1869, Sydney, New South Wales.
John W. b. 1871, Sydney, New South Wales.
Death date and place1908 Liverpool, New South Wales.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)95th (Derbyshire) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#2100 Private.
Attestation date and place23 Jan 1847 Killarney, Kerry.
Service/CampaignsTurkey & Crimea 11 months.
Musters
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Alma. Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty Roll: Wounded. Battle at the River Alma. 20 Sep 1854.
Sent home from Scutari 15 Nov 1854 (see sidebar).
Unfit for service from lameness of right lower extremity from gunshot wound in groin.
Ball shells lodged and received at Alma.
Regimental Courts MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place3 Jul 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service8 years 162 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1664/44.
Post Discharge ResidenceKenmare, Kerry.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictTralee (1855). Salisbury (1857). 2nd Dublin (1858). Western Australia (1859). Sydney, NSW (1863).
Pension Amount10d. per diem. Increased to 14d. per diem 26 Jan 1905.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipSultana.
Departure and Arrival29 May 1859 Plymouth; 19 Aug 1859 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
SubscriptionsNone.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA1863 from Fremantle to Sydney, New South Wales.