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Eastwood Nottinghamshire
He was the son of John and Mary Bricknell and the brother of Winifred Mary, Margaret Helen and Marjorie Elizabeth Bricknell. In 1911 they lived at 27 Mansfield Road Eastwood Nottingham. He was the husband of Gladys Bricknell of Ebenezer Street Langley Mill Derbyshire.
In 1911 he was a baker.
16 Oct 1918
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572161 - CWGC Website
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Gunner
  • MM MM Military Medal
Royal Garrison Artillery
He enlisted at Nottingham in November 1915. Serving with 135th Oxfordshire Heavy Bty Royal Garrison Artillery, he was seriously wounded in May 1917 going out under heavy fire near Bullecourt to repair broken telephone wires and was awarded the MM for this action. Hospitalised in England until April 1918, he returned to France and was again wounded.
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  • Letter from Bricknell's battery commander.
    - Letter from Bricknell's battery commander.