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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Michael James BRENNAN

Born 21 May 1931 in Northampton, Western Australia [98]
Son of Martin James BRENNAN and Mary Rose Helen SLAVIN [98]
Resided with his parents on Caron Street in the Carnamah townsite [19]
Student at the Carnamah State School in 1942 [97]
Boarding Student at the Dominican Convent School in Three Springs from 23 May 1943 to 8 December 1944 [98]
At the end of 1944 returned to Carnamah and in 1945 once again attended the Carnamah State School [98]
Shearer in Carnamah in 1954 [24]
Passed away at the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs at the age of 23 years [24]
Died 5 September 1954; buried Three Springs General Cemetery, Three Springs (Roman Catholic, Plot 73) [24]


From The North Midland Times newspaper, Thursday 16 September 1954:
The funeral of the late Michael Brennan took place in the Roman Catholic portion of the Three Springs Cemetery, on Thursday September 5, the Rev. Fr. Sherry officiating at the graveside. Michael was the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Brennan of Carnamah and was a highly respected and much liked lad of the whole district. His tragic death will be a severe loss to all. Our deepest sympathy goes out to his parents and brothers and sisters."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Michael James Brennan' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 11 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/michael-james-brennan  [ sources ]




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