Frederick Charles (Fred) BRENNEN

Male 1909 - 1980  (70 years)


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  • Name Frederick Charles BRENNEN 
    Nickname Fred 
    Born 10 Feb 1909  Gunville, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1924  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Military Service 20 May 1940  Maryborough, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Private, 2/15 Australian Infantry Battalion 
    Military Discharge 29 Jul 1944 
    Immigration 6 Oct 1954  Southampton, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Emigration 30 Apr 1955  Southampton, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1980  3, Alfred Street, Biggenden, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1980  Biggenden, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Notes 
    • 1911 census: Gunville Road, Carisbrooke
      Class: RG14; Piece: 5707; Schedule Number: 49a
      George Brennen Head 32 Married General Labourer Newport
      Nellie Brennen Wife 32 Married 9 6 6 0 Newport
      Amelia Brennen Daughter 7 School Carisbrooke
      George Brennen Son 5 School Carisbrooke
      Kathleen Brennen Daughter 3 Carisbrooke
      Fredrick Brennen Son 2 Carisbrooke
      Percival Brennen Son 1 Carisbrooke

      Possible emigration(s):
      BRENNEN Fred C 1909 M 1924 London Australia Brisbane
      1954: Returned to England on board Largs Bay
      BRENNEN Frederick 1909 M 1955 Southampton Australia Sydney

      4Jun03: Found these details on Australian WW2 Roll of Honour - only gives place of birth as Newport, confirmed this is Fred by checking GRO index, Q1/1909 I Wight Frederick Charles 2b 563
      http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/script/veteran.asp?ServiceID=A&VeteranID=2991
      Name BRENNEN, FREDERICK CHARLES
      Service Australian Army
      Service Number QX3192
      Date of Birth 10 Feb 1909
      Place of Birth NEWPORT
      Date of Enlistment 20 May 1940
      Locality on Enlistment WALLAVILLE, QLD
      Place of Enlistment MARYBOROUGH, QLD
      Next of Kin BRENNEN, HENRY
      Date of Discharge 29 Jul 1944
      Rank Private
      Posting at Discharge 2/15 Australian Infantry Battalion
      WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display
      Prisoner of War No
    Person ID I198  Baker Family Tree
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2015 

    Father George BRENNEN,   b. 1878, Newport, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1962, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Ellen Louise (Nellie) FRY,   b. 1880, Newport, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1959, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1902  Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2176  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rhoda Strickland Howe DOWNTON,   b. 15 Jul 1914, Chale Green, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1982, Childers, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married Aft 1956 
    Family ID F151  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Feb 1909 - Gunville, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 1924 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Private, 2/15 Australian Infantry Battalion - 20 May 1940 - Maryborough, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 6 Oct 1954 - Southampton, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 30 Apr 1955 - Southampton, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1980 - 3, Alfred Street, Biggenden, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1980 - Biggenden, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S36] Mavis Payne.

    2. [S142] IOW FHS Searchable Registered Births Index, Isle Of Wight Family History Society, (http://www.isle-of-wight-fhs.co.uk/bmd_1/births/bmd_b_search.html), N58/E135, 1909.
      Newport district; Frederick Charles Brennen; other surname = FRY

    3. [S203] FindMyPast.Com, (www.findmyancestors.com), 15 Jul 2009.
      BRENNEN Fred C 1909 M 1924 London Australia Brisbane

    4. [S184] Ancestry.co.uk, 10 Feb 2013.

    5. [S203] FindMyPast.Com, (www.findmyancestors.com), 15 Jul 2009.
      BRENNEN Frederick 1909 M 1955 Southampton Australia Sydney
      Fred returned to Australia in 1955, one year later Rhoda also emigrated

    6. [S221] Queensland BDM Online Search, (http://www.qld.gov.au/law/births-deaths-marriages-and-divorces/family-history-research/), 1980/52151, 6 Oct 2013.
      1980/52151 Frederick Charles Brennen, Henry George & Ellen Fry