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Tyrell Lushington De Labrosse

Memorial plaque, St Albans Church (Anglican), Whakapirau Road (photo Stuart Park, NZ Historic Places Trust September 2009) - No known copyright restrictions

Memorial plaque, St Albans Church (Anglican), Whakapirau Road (photo Stuart Park, NZ Historic Places …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Tyrell Lushington AWMM
  • Surname
    De Labrosse AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Delabrosse AWMM
  • Service number
    5498 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Whakapirau, Kaipara, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Jane De Labrosse (mother), Whakapirau, Kaipara, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 February 1902 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Lionel and Jane de Labrosse of Tokatapu, Whakapirau, Northland

    A memorial, an engraved brass shield is inside the St Albans Church, Whakapirau. The inscription reads: SACRED TO THE BELOVED MEMORY OF Tyrell de Labrosse OF THIS PARISH TROOPER 8th NEW ZEALAND CONTINGENT WHO DIED AT SEA ON HIS WAY HOME FROM SOUTH AFRICA July 17th 1903 – Aged 31. I AM THE RESURRECTION AND THE LIFE, Yea though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil for thou art with me thy rod, and thy staff they comfort me

    Listed as Delabrosse by Stowers (2004). Date of death incorrectly inscribed on the memorial plaque in St Albans. Registration report for New Zealand Historic Places Trust on St Albans Church, Whakapirau prepared 2009

    Died on Mt Britannia AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    • 17 July 1903 AWMM
      Age 31 AWMM
    • 17 July 1902 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Memorial plaque, St Albans Church (Anglican), Whakapirau Road, Whakapirau, Kaipara, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Ranfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, South African War Memorial 1899 - 1902 AWMM

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