John Joseph Brannigan
(1827-1901)
Alicia Nolan
(1835-1912)
John Murray
(Cir 1830-1899)
Anne Dungan
(1837-1908)
John Joseph (Jack) Brannigan
(1860-1926)
Catherine Mary Murray
(1863-1940)

William Matthew Brannigan
(1897-1974)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Thomasina Mildred (Tina) Emery

William Matthew Brannigan

  • Born: 13 Dec 1897, Back Creek, Tenterfield, NSW Australia
  • Marriage (1): Thomasina Mildred (Tina) Emery on 30 Nov 1918 in St Michaels C of E, Balgownie, Wollongong, NSW Australia
  • Died: 31 Jan 1974, Concord Repatriation Hospital, Sydney, NSW Australia at age 76
  • BuriedMale: 1 Feb 1974

  General Notes:

1 daughter married with children, grandchildren and gtreatgrandchildren
source:& Ken Shiels who notes:
Notes for WILLIAM MATTHEW BRANNIGAN:
World War One Record
On Williams WW1 record his name was spelt "Branegan"
According to his Army record, William was struck on the right knee with a cricket ball about 1916, causing decay of the bone. It appears that this injury was the cause of his rhuematism.
Name: BRANNIGAN, WILLIAM MATTHEW
Service: Australian Army
Service Number: N99014
Date of Birth: 13 Dec 1897
Place of Birth: TENTERFIELD, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 21 Oct 1940
Locality on Enlistment: LEICHHARDT, NSW
Place of Enlistment: PADDINGTON, NSW
Next of Kin: BRANNIGAN, THOMASINA
Date of Discharge: 31 Aug 1945
Rank: Corporal
Posting at Discharge: 5 AUSTRALIAN BASE ORDNANCE DEPOT
WW2 Honours and Gallantry: None for display
Prisoner of War: No
On February4, 1839, about 4 months after the death of his son, Robert Frederick Brannigan, William purchased the plot adjacent to his son in the Church of England Section of the Field of Mars Cemetery, for the sum of 2.10/- (2 pounds 10 shillings)

Obituary:
BRANNIGAN, William Matthew - January 31, 1974 at RGH, Concord, Late of Parramatta and Kurrajong, Beloved husband of Thomasina (dec'd) and loved father of Dot, Bill, George, Arthur, Don and Kathleen.
More About WILLIAM MATTHEW BRANNIGAN:
Burial: Field of Mars Cemetery, Ryde, New South Wales
Cemetery Plot Number: 137
Cemetery Section: Church of England section "O"
Occupation 1: 1939, Motor Driver
Occupation 2: Bef. 1918, Miner
Occupation 3: Nov 1918, Motor Driver

  Noted events in his life were:

source. Frances Tribe & Bob Nelson who says that he was born in 1898 in Northern Tablelands of NSW rather than Wollongong as Frances suggests

connection. Elizabeth MacNish (1952) connections to me are:

Elizabeth MacNish (1952)
Her father is Ronald MacNish (1921) who married Irene O'Neil (1918)
Her father was John O'Neil (1892)
His father was Felix O' Neil (1853) who married Mary Brannigan (1858)
Her father was John Brannigan (1827) & he also had John Brannigan (1860)
He had William Brannigan (1897) who married Thomasina Emery (1899)
Her father was Jack Emery (1867) who married Phoebe Davies (1873)
Her father was Joseph Davies (1857) & he also had G. A. Davies (1894)
He had Colin Davies (1925)
He had me - Robyn Bray (nee Davies) (1950)


William married Thomasina Mildred (Tina) Emery, daughter of John (Jack) Emery and Phoebe Anne Davies, on 30 Nov 1918 in St Michaels C of E, Balgownie, Wollongong, NSW Australia. (Thomasina Mildred (Tina) Emery was born on 7 Sep 1898 in Wollongong, NSW Australia and died on 25 Jun 1970 in Penrith Hospital, Sydney, NSW Australia 126.)


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