Veterans' Memorial Project

Patrick Woodard Brennan

Carbondale, IL

World War II

College: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Graduation Year: 1941

Rank: Corporal

Date of Birth: 07/16/1918

Date of Death: 03/27/1945

Affiliations: Chi Phi

Cpl. Brennan died in Letterman General Hospital, San Francisco, California, of a complication of tropical diseases resulting in carcinoma of the brain. He had served 15 months in the South Pacific as a radar operator when he became ill on Guam. Cpl. Brennan is buried at Oakland Cemetery, Carbondale, Illinois.

-taken from Illinois Alumni News, September, 1945, and Web site above

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