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Robert Bennett Brickell

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    New Zealand Wars AWMM
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    Robert Bennett AWMM
  • Surname
    Brickell AWMM
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    Male AWMM
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  • Religion
    Anglican, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
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    England AWMM
  • Birth notes
    England AWMM
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    Unknown Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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    New Zealand Wars AWMM
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  • Embarkation details
    Vessel was Annie Wilson AWMM
    Private AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Robert Brickell was the son of Robert Bennett Brickell and Mary Anne Brickell (nee Burnett). Born about 1848?

    Brother of John Bennett Brickell. The brothers married sisters.

    He married Catherine Thompson on 13 October 1866 at Howick, New Zealand. She was born 18 January 1852, the daughter of James and Margaret Thompson. AWMM


About death

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  • Age at death
    81 AWMM
  • Date of death
    28 September 1929 AWMM
  • Cause of death
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    Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    Mental Hospital, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Waikaraka Cemetery, 1 Alfred Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
    Veterans Area. Plot 108 AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Waikaraka Veterans' Memorial Wall, Waikaraka Cemetery, 1 Alfred Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 1 October 1929 AWMM

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