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- Brennan, Eugene
|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).|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 8¾ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: sandy.|
|Marriage date and place||27 Oct 1862 Perth, Western Australia.|
|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||29 Dec 1907 Liverpool Asylum, Liverpool, New South Wales.|
Cause of Death (83 years): Ephithelioma of face – in hospital 14 Oct 1907.
Source: NSW Death Certificate No. 1913/1908 courtesy of Sharon Llewellyn.
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|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|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.|
|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.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||29 May 1859 Plymouth; 19 Aug 1859 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Departure from WA||1863 from Fremantle to Sydney, New South Wales.|