BRENNAN Eileen Veronica

Female 1918 - 1940  (22 years)


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  • Name BRENNAN Eileen Veronica 
    Born 3 Jul 1918  Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Oct 1940  Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried 17 Oct 1940  Catholic Cemetery, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Person ID I202  The Tree of Him
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2014 

    Father Living 
    Mother EGAN Kathleen,   b. 28 Feb 1889, Uralla, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1948, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Family ID F2994  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Jul 1918 - Armidale, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Oct 1940 - Armidale, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 17 Oct 1940 - Catholic Cemetery, Armidale, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • The Mercury, Hobart, Wednesday October 16, 1940.

      YOUNG WOMAN SHOT DEAD
      Body Found in Truck
      SYDNEY - Tuesday - Eileen Brennan(22) was found shot dead in a utility truck about five miles from Armadale (sic) today. Her employer, Leo Grant (26) was found dead near the truck. He had died of a bullet wound.
      The rifle which apparently had fired the bullet that killed him and Miss Brennan was alongside him. The girl had been struck several blows on the head with a heavy object, which is believed to have been the starting handle of the car. She had died, however, from 2 bullet wounds.

      Inquest held Armidale
      Effects of bullet woulds in the head, felaniously and maliciously inflicted by Leo Henry Grant, since deceased. [5]

    Buried:
    • Row 20 Plot 12

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] NSW BDM’S, 1918 35861.

    2. [S1] The Catholic Press (NSW : 1895 - 1942), 24 Oct 1940, p. 25.

    3. [S6] NSW BDM’S, 1940 25446.

    4. [S29] AFHG.

    5. [S95] NSW, Australia, Registers of Coroners’ Inquests, 1796-1942.