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John Brennan

Rank: Private
Town/Village: Elbow, Saskatchewan, Canada
Civil Parish:
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address: Cornadowagh Newtowncashel, Co. Longford
Census 1901: Yes
Census 1911: Yes
Regiment/Unit: 1st Depot Battalion, Saskatchewan Regiment, Canadian Expeditionary Force
Regiment Number: 268359
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived the war
Information: John was born in Cashel East on16 June 1895. He emigrated to Canada and was working as a farmer prior to being drafted in May 1918, had no previous military experience. During the War, Brennan served in England and France, and returned to Canada after demobilisation.
Parents Names: Son of Maria Mahedy (née Rhatigan) and the late Michael Brennan (d.1899).
Notes: John's mother Maria, married Michael Mahedy in 1900. At the time she had three young children, including John himself, his brother James and sister Bridget. By 1911 he had 5 half-siblings, including: Michael, Ellen, Maggie, Eliza and Mary. John later married Ruth Smith in Elbow, Saskatchewan, and he passed away in 1974.

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