PERSONAL DETAILS Eugene BRENNAN
Birth date and place c. 1826 Templend, Kenmare, Kerry, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Anglesea Barracks, Portsea, Hampshire (1851).
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 8¾ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: sandy.
Marriage date and place 27 Oct 1862 Perth, Western Australia.
Spouse Honora MURPHY.
Children Patrick 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 place 1908 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 place 23 Jan 1847 Killarney, Kerry.
Service/Campaigns Turkey & Crimea 11 months.
Musters
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasp Alma. Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/Medical Casualty 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 Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 3 Jul 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service 8 years 162 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1664/44.
Post Discharge Residence Kenmare, Kerry.
Post Discharge Pension District Tralee (1855). Salisbury (1857). 2nd Dublin (1858). Western Australia (1859). Sydney, NSW (1863).
Pension Amount 10d. per diem. Increased to 14d. per diem 26 Jan 1905.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Sultana.
Departure and Arrival 29 May 1859 Plymouth; 19 Aug 1859 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None in Western Australia.
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA 1863 from Fremantle to Sydney, New South Wales.