BRUNSKILL, John Hammond

No.7588323, Private, John Hammond BRUNSKILL
Aged 26

Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Died on Saturday, 5th July 1941

John Hammond BRUNSKELL was born in 1915 (2nd qtr 1915 Sunderland 10a:1393), son of John Robert and Eva Annie BRUNSKILL (née HAMMOND). John junior's birth and death registrations seem to be the only places where the surname is "..KELL" and not "...KILL"

In the 1939 register his widowed mother [13-6-1891] was at 30 Eastgate Street Bury St.Edmunds with his sister Enid L [21-4-1920]. His father had died earlier in 1939, John junior is buried with his father.

He died in Newmarket White Lodge Emergency Hospital, according to his death certificate, as a result of self inflicted injuries with a razor while his balance of mind was disturbed.

with his father, Bury St Edmunds cemetery

photo C.W.G.C.

John Brunskill is buried in Bury St Edmunds Cemetery compartment 55 grave 158

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