Charles Beresford BRASIER


BRASIER, Charles Beresford

Service Number: NX88801
Enlisted: 16 February 1942, Paddington, Sydney
Last Rank: Craftsman
Last Unit: Royal Australian Engineers
Born: Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 30 May 1905
Home Town: Liverpool, Fairfield, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Engineer / Mechanic
Died: Illness, Military Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 16 March 1943, aged 37 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
War Cemetery Plot B, Row C, Grave 2
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Craftsman, SN NX88801
16 Feb 1942: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, SN NX88801, Royal Australian Engineers, Paddington, Sydney
16 Mar 1943: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, SN NX88801, Royal Australian Engineers

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Charles Beresford BRASIER was born on 30th May, 1905 in Leichhardt, Sydney

His parents were Charles Leslie BRASIER and Rose May MARRIOTT who married in 1902 in Sydney

He married Elizabeth Pearl DENNISON in 1929 in Sydney

Charles enlisted on 16th February, 1942 and was a Sapper with the Royal Australian Enginners, 1 Mechanical Equipment Coy. - his final rank was Craftsman

He died of Illness on 16th March, 1943 in a Military Hospital in Adelaide, South Australia and is buried in Centennial Park War Cemetery, South Australia

His name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial



BRASIER - March 16,1943, died of illness at a military hospital, Adelaide, NX88801

Charles Beresford Brasier, AIF, loving brother of Rosie & Aubrey, brother in law of Jim and Uncle of Shirley, aged 37 years


His father Charles Leslie BRASIER served in WW1  (SN2695) with the 7th Field Coy. Enginners and Returned to Australia in 1918