Mary Catherine Brereton1

F, #354081, b. 1877, d. 1947
Last Edited=28 Apr 2009
     Mary Catherine Brereton was born in 1877.1 She was the daughter of William Westropp Brereton and Helen Doig.2 She married Henry Bosdet.1 She died in 1947.1
     Her married name became Bosdet.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 170. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

John Westropp Brereton1

M, #354082, b. 4 October 1855, d. 24 January 1914
Last Edited=28 Apr 2009
     John Westropp Brereton was born on 4 October 1855.1 He was the son of William Westropp Brereton and Geraldine Mary Kean.2 He died on 24 January 1914 at age 58, drowned in River Liffey, unmarried.1
     He was educated at Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, EnglandG.1 He was educated at Rugby School, Rugby, Warwickshire, EnglandG.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 170. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Brig.-Gen. Edward FitzGerald Brereton1

M, #354083, b. 1861, d. 6 April 1937
Last Edited=28 Apr 2009
     Brig.-Gen. Edward FitzGerald Brereton was born in 1861.1 He was the son of William Westropp Brereton and Geraldine Mary Kean.2 He married Fanny Gertrude Foster, daughter of Maj.-Gen. Edward Percival Foster.1 He died on 6 April 1937.1
     He was educated at Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, EnglandG.1 He fought in the North-West Frontier between 1897 and 1898.1 He fought in the Boer War.1 He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1902.1 He was commander of the 2nd Battalion between 1907 and 1911.1 He fought in the First World War.1 He gained the rank of Brigadier-General in the Northamptonshire Regiment.1 He was commander of the 2nd West Riding Brigade (TF), 147 Infantry Brigade.1 He was commander of the Wessex Reserve Brigade.1 He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1916.1 He held the office of Commisisoner of Boy Scouts in 1921.1

Child of Brig.-Gen. Edward FitzGerald Brereton and Fanny Gertrude Foster

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 170. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Maj.-Gen. Edward Percival Foster1

M, #354084
Last Edited=8 Nov 2010
     Maj.-Gen. Edward Percival Foster gained the rank of Major-General in the Suffolk Regiment.1

Child of Maj.-Gen. Edward Percival Foster

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 170. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Fanny Gertrude Foster1

F, #354085, d. 1930
Last Edited=28 Apr 2009
     Fanny Gertrude Foster was the daughter of Maj.-Gen. Edward Percival Foster.2 She married Brig.-Gen. Edward FitzGerald Brereton, son of William Westropp Brereton and Geraldine Mary Kean.1 She died in 1930.1
     Her married name became Brereton.

Child of Fanny Gertrude Foster and Brig.-Gen. Edward FitzGerald Brereton

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 170. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]


Geraldine Mary Brereton1

F, #354086, b. 18 August 1888, d. 1981
Last Edited=16 Jun 2015
     Geraldine Mary Brereton was born on 18 August 1888.1 She was the daughter of Brig.-Gen. Edward FitzGerald Brereton and Fanny Gertrude Foster.2 She married Colonel Arthur Pole Welman on 8 November 1909 at Cathedral Church, St. George, Sierra Leone.1,3 She died in 1981 at Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.3
     From 8 November 1909, her married name became Welman. She lived in 1976 at Flat 17, Woodpath House, Woodpath, Southsea, Hampshire, EnglandG.1

Child of Geraldine Mary Brereton and Colonel Arthur Pole Welman

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 170. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]
  3. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."

Gerald Pole Welman1

M, #354088, b. 25 August 1911, d. 26 December 2004
Last Edited=11 Nov 2012
     Gerald Pole Welman was born on 25 August 1911 at Colchester, Essex, England.1 He was the son of Colonel Arthur Pole Welman and Geraldine Mary Brereton.2 He married, secondly, Joyce Millington Smith.3 He married, thirdly, Priscilla Sawyer Hammond in 1983.3 He died on 26 December 2004 at age 93 at Williamsville, New York, U.S.A.3
     He gained the rank of officer in the 105th Army Field Brigade, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army) and 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards.1 He gained the rank of Senior Captain in the Royal Air Force, Transport Command (Canada).1 He gained the rank of Pilot Officer in the Royal Air Force.1 He was a pilot with Central American Airlines.3 He was test pilot and captain for BWI Airways.1 He was a hydraulic engineer.1 He lived in 1976 at 179 Hirschfield Drive, Williamsville, New York, U.S.A.G.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 170. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]
  3. [S6293] Priscilla Welman, "re: Welman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 27 July 2012. Hereinafter cited as "re: Welman Family."

Mary Geraldine Brereton1

F, #354089, d. 15 February 1933
Last Edited=18 Apr 2009
     Mary Geraldine Brereton was the daughter of William Westropp Brereton and Geraldine Mary Kean.2 She died on 15 February 1933, unmarried.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 170. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Elizabeth Brereton1

M, #354090, d. 7 November 1876
Last Edited=18 Apr 2009
     Elizabeth Brereton was the son of William Westropp Brereton and Geraldine Mary Kean.2 He died on 7 November 1876.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 170. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]