Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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07/01/2018 I leave, will and bequeath all money and property of which I may possess to my father, John Brennan, Railway Terrace, Omagh, County Tyrone, Ireland. Private M Brennan. No 23139. 7th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
07/01/2018 Last will and Testament of Private Michael Brennan dated 31st March 1916:
07/01/2018 In his will, he left all to his father, John Brennan, who was living at Railway Terrace, Omagh.
07/01/2018 The CWGC record Private Michael Brennan as the son of John and Mary A Brennan of Dromore Road, Omagh, County Tyrone.
07/01/2018 Private M Brennan has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial at the Somme in France.
07/01/2018 Private Michael Brennan was serving with the 7th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on Saturday 9th September 1916.
07/01/2018 Michael Brennan enlisted in Omagh.
07/01/2018 The 1911 census does not list Michael as living with the family at house 19 in Killymoon Street, Cookstown. His father was a carter.
07/01/2018 The 1901 census lists Michael as age 14, living with the family at house 115 in Church Street, Cookstown. Michael had left school and was working as a labourer in a mill. His father was a labourer and a carter.
07/01/2018 Family: John Brennan, Mary Ann Brennan, Mary Ellen Brennan (born 8th August 1882), Annie Brennan (born 23rd December 1883), Michael Brennan (born 5th March 1886), Elizabeth Brennan (born 20th May 1888), Sarah Brennan (born 31st October 1890), Margaret Brennan (born 10th May 1893), Unnamed Son (born 2nd October 1895), John Brennan (born 27th September 1896).
07/01/2018 Michael Brennan was born on 5th March 1886. He was one of eight children, seven surviving. All the children were born in Tempo, County Fermanagh.
07/01/2018 Michael Brennan was the son of John and Mary Ann Brennan. John Brennan and Mary McGranaghan were married on 6th August 1881 in the district of Omagh (GRONI Ref M/1881/Y1/2237/3/194).
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