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BRASELL, Alfred
(Service number 21770)

Aliases Fred
First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Rifleman

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age 14/07/1888
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Contractor
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs A Brasell (mother), Otipua,Timaru
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with New Zealand Armed Forces (?) Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 7th Reinforcements 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 21 August 1916
Transport HMNZT 62,  Mokia
Embarked From Wellington., New Zealand Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Rifle Brigade,  1st Battalion

Military Awards

Campaigns
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 16 August 1917 Age
Place of Death Ypres, Belgium
Cause Killed in action
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Beaconsfield/Otipua War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Alfred Brasell was the son of Mrs A Brasell, of Pareora West, Timaru, New Zealand.

Sources

Auckland War memorial Museum Cenotaph Database; Commonwealth War Graves Commission website

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Researched and Written by

Heather Fifield

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HF

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