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1685: Gilbert Joseph Brinsden

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posted on 2024-01-12, 14:49 authored by Lest We Forget Project Team

Gilbert Joseph Brinsden, whose family had emigrated to Australia in the 1850s, was born in the 1870s. He owned a shop in Australia and was sent a letter with a white feather in early 1917 because he had not volunteered to fight. This encouraged him to sign up, and he was killed in October 1917.

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Anon

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Gilbert Joseph Brinsden

Date(s) the event(s) in the story took place

1917

Location(s) where the event(s) in the story took place

Passchendaele

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Faringdon Town Council, Faringdon (21/07/18)

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