Place of migration
Stayed in Ireland

Tom Crean is a widely celebrated Irishman and, a recipient of the rare Albert Medal for bravery.

His full story is written  By Tim Foley author of The Biography, Crean - The Extraodinary Life of an Irish Hero, and tells the story of Tom Crean from his humble beginnings in Annascaul, County Kerry to his untimely death in July 1938.

Read more on the link below

Tom Crean, The Irish Explorer | Ireland Reaching Out (

Additional Information
Date of Birth 16th Feb 1877
Date of Death 27th Jul 1938
Father (First Name/s and Surname) Patrick Crean
Mother (First Name/s and Maiden) Catherine Courtney
Number of Siblings 10, 7 brothers and 3 sisteres
Townland born Born in farming area of Gutuchrane, near the village of Annascaul
Occupation At the age of 16 he enlisted in the Royal Navay as a boy second class on 10 July 1983.
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