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George Henry BRACKNELL

Regimental number3276
Place of birthCamberley, Surrey, England
SchoolCouncil School, Camberley, Surrey, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressDenmark, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, A Bracknell, Denmark, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed 2 years in the Territorial Force, England
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Date of death22 August 1916
Age at death24.7
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBecourt Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row N, Grave No. 20), Becordel-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Elizabeth BRACKNELL, Vancouver Street, Albany, Western Australia. Native of Camberley, Surrey, England
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3275 Leonard Arther BRACKNELL, 11th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 December 1918.

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