One of the artillery soldiers in Stephen Wraysford’s unit during the war. Brennan’s brother is killed in the war, and while he survives, Brennan is badly injured in the final battle and lives the rest of his life in a veterans’ home. Stephen’s granddaughter, Elizabeth, learns about Brennan from Captain Gray’s wife, and she begins to visit him in the home.
Brennan Character Timeline in Birdsong
The timeline below shows where the character Brennan appears in Birdsong. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part Four: France 1917
Part Five: England 1978-79