Holy Trinity Memorial in St. Peter's Church 2

Ernest Brickell

Surname: Brickell
Other names: Ernest
Other people in this story:
Edward Brickell
Ellen Brickell
Locations in this story:
Shaftesbury
France & Flanders
Wancourt British Cemetery
Coppice Street, Shaftesbury
St. Peter's Church, Shaftesbury
Holy Trinity Church, Shaftesbury

Story:
Ernest Brickell was born in 1879 in Shaftesbury. He was the son of Edward Brickell and Ellen Brickell, a Charwoman. He started service as a Private with Dorset Regiment (Service No. 18729). At the time of enlistment was single, working as a bricklayer's labourer and living at 7 Coppice Street, Shaftesbury. He then transferred to the Wiltshire Regiment (Service No. 26743). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He died in on 9th April 1917 and was buried at Wancourt British Cemetery (grave id. VI.G.29). He is remembered on the Holy Trinity War Memorial, now in St. PeterÍs Church, Shaftesbury.

Images:
  • Shaftesbury Remembrance Sunday 2016
  • Holy Trinity Memorial in St. Peter's Church 3
  • Holy Trinity Memorial in St. Peter's Church 1

Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives