Alfred John Bracegirdle

25 April 1907–6 November 1985 (Age 78)
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand

The Life of Alfred John

When Alfred John Bracegirdle was born on 25 April 1907, in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, his father, Alexander Yorston Clifford Bracegirdle, was 37 and his mother, Rosella Sarah Boyce, was 34. He married Honora Isabel Edgar in 1932, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 6 November 1985, in his hometown, at the age of 78, and was buried in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.

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Alfred John Bracegirdle
Honora Isabel Edgar
Marriage: 1932
Dianne Marie Bracegirdle

Spouse and Children

New Zealand


    Dianne Marie Bracegirdle


Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Yorston Clifford Bracegirdle





World Events (8)


Age 7

Outbreak of World War I. New Zealand commits thousands of troops to the British war effort. They suffer heavy casualties in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey in 1915.
1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 16

The Ross Dependency is a New Zealand dependency located on the Antarctician Continent. It is the only settlement on the Antartica that is claimed by a sovereign nation. New Zealand still owns claim even after the Antarctic Treaty that was signed in 1959 by 11 other nations. 

Age 32

WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.

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