condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Hazel Urba Bramwell

-
  • Service number
    38587 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Quill AWMM
    • Hazel Urba Quill AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Portrait - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hazel Urba AWMM
  • Surname
    Bramwell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Quill AWMM
    • Hazel Urba Quill AWMM
  • Service number
    38587 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    5 July 1908 AWMM FeildingManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Exeter Street, Plimmerton, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs U.A. Bramwell (mother), Exeter Street, Plimmerton, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
    • Trentham AWMM
    • 1937 WWII NZANS Roll
      Place of Nursing training and date of qualification / registration AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Nursing Sister AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes

Last known rank

Contribute ›
  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Hazel Bramwell was the only daughter of Urba and Watson Bramwell. She had seven brothers.

    She attended Feilding Primary School and Wanganui Girls College. She then attended secretarial college and worked as a secretary before starting her training as a nurse at Palmerston North Hospital. She was 24 years old.

    In 1941 she left for Egypt and served in military hospitals in Cairo, Syria, Tunisia and Italy.

    On her return she cared for her mother in Plimmerton.

    Hazel Bramwell married Barney Quill in 1951, living in Palmerston and then Wanganui. Subsequently she lived in Gisborne and later Takapuna (Auckland).

    She died shortly after her 90th birthday. The funeral service was conducted by Rev. Canon Roy Everall at St Peter's Anglican Church, Takapuna, followed by a cremation. AWMM
Read more

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    13 July 1998 AWMM
    Age 90 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at North Shore Memorial Park and Crematorium (Schnapper Rock), Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 14 July 1998 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Hazel Urba Bramwell by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Hazel Urba Bramwell

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Military Nursing - A History of the R.N.Z.N.C. Boer War to Present Day AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 52 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 14 July 1998 AWMM
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
    • McNabb, S. (2015). 100 years New Zealand military nursing : New Zealand Army nursing service : Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015. Hawke's Bay, N.Z.: Sherayl McNabb. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.52 AWMM

The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons LicenseOnline Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.