Thomas Brennan was born in Summerland . His father was a veteran from World War One. The Brennan family lived in VictoriaGardens. VictoriaGardens was the named given to a section of Summerland at the north end of Rosedale Avenue to Julia Street., near the current Legion building and across Rosedale Avenue. He was survived by a sister Florence Clough (husband Chris) and brother Edmund.