Other names: Charles
Locations in this story: Shaftesbury, DorsetEnmore Green, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Story: Charles Brickell was born in Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 29 Mar 1877 and baptised at Enmore Green, Shaftesbury, on 29 Apr 1977 the son of Eli Brickell and Mary Brickell (nee Case). He lived all his life, apart from Military Service, in Shaftesbury or Enmore Green. He married Louisa Gray at St. John's Church, Enmore Green, on 21 Apr 1902. There is limited information on his military service but he is recorded on the Absent Voters List of 1918 as a Private in the Dorsetshire Regiment (Service No. 2436) and he is also recorded in later Pension Records. By 1921 he was living in Enmore Green, Shaftesbury, described as 'help in garden' for a gentleman in Bimport, Shaftesbury. The 1939 Register gives his address as Knapp House, 21 Enmore Green, Shaftesbury, now described as 'incapacitated'. He died at the Westminster Memorial Hospital, Shaftesbury, on 11 Apr 1947 and was buried at St. John's Church, Enmore Green, on 14 Apr 1947.