BRENNAN – Michael 40th Regiment

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40th Somersetshire Regiment

2nd Afghan Campaign inscribed “Candihar” “Ghurznee” “Cabool” 1842

Bronze Star Battle Maharajpoor 1843

 

NameBRENNAN – Michael
Regiment (s)40th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 930
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
11th November 1835 / 18 years  / Kilkenny Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7¾ in
Fresh / Blue / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 4 year 350 days
Lower and Upper Scinde Belloochestan and Afghanistan – 3 years 324 days
Length of Service10 years 164 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 1st May 1846 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign Medals2nd Afghan Campaign inscribed “Candihar” “Ghurznee” “Cabool” 1842
Bronze Star for Battle of Maharajpoor 1843
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Kilkenny Ireland
Pension Districts1846 Kilkenny
1865-1875 Western Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem
1874 Increased to 9½d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1865 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RACEHORSE 10th August 1865
Date/Place of Birthc1817 Gowran Kilkenny Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial12th March 1875 Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information