Henry Buckler BRODRIBB

BRODRIBB, Henry Buckler

Service Number: 1625
Enlisted: 28 January 1916, Perth, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1)
Born: London, England, 1872
Home Town: Subiaco, Nedlands, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Civil Servant
Died: Killed in Action, France, 3 September 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

28 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1625, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), Perth, WA
17 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, 1625, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), Battle for Pozières , --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '19' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Aeneas embarkation_ship_number: A60 public_note: ''
17 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, 1625, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), HMAT Aeneas, Fremantle
3 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1625, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Henry Buckler BRODRIBB was born in London in 1872

His parents were Samuel BRODRIBB & Eliza Hebden BRODRIBB who married in England in 1865

On two of his AWM records his middle name is incorrectly spelt as Breckler

He married Alma Mary COVERDALE on 25th May, 1904 in Albany, Western Australia

He enlisted in Perth, Western Australia on 28th January, 1916 and embarked with the 51st Infantry Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement from Fremantle on the 17th April, 1916 on the HMAT Aeneas

Henry was Killed in Action in France on 3rd September, 1916 - no known grave

His name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial and the Villers Bretonneux Memorial


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