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Seaman William John Brennan
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Birth: 1882
Kingstown
County Dublin, Ireland
Death: Oct. 10, 1918, At Sea



Seaman William John Brennan.
The Mercantile Marine.
S.S. "Leinster".

Aged 35.
Son of Richard and Fanny Brennan, of Kingstown [now Dun Laoghaire].
Husband of Anne Brennan (née Kinch), of 135, Lower George St., Kingstown, Co. Dublin.
Born at Kingstown.


In the 1911 census, the Brennan family were living at 27, Barrett Street, Kingstown.

Present were,
William J. Brennan, aged 29, a Fisherman, married,
Anne, his wife, aged 29, married
They had been married 11 years and had 7 children, 5 of whom were alive.

Cathleen, daughter, aged 9,
Frances, daughter, aged 7,
William, son, aged 5,
Robert, son, aged 2,
Joseph, son, aged 1 month,

all members of the family had been born in Co. Dublin.


William was working on board R.M.S. Leinster which was sunk by torpedoes in the Irish Sea, 16 miles east of Dublin, shortly before 10am on the morning of 10th October 1918, on its outbound journey of 100km [68 miles] from Kingstown [now Dun Laoghaire], Dublin, to Holyhead, Anglesey, North Wales.


His name is included in
R.M.S. Leinster


 
 
Burial:
Tower Hill Memorial
London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Greater London, England
Plot: Cenotaph
 
Maintained by: John
Originally Created by: International Wargraves ...
Record added: Aug 10, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15222306
Seaman William John Brennan
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Seaman William John Brennan
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