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Henry Theophilus BREUSTEDT

Burial Location:Kookynie  (details...)
Occupation: Drilling Machinist
Place of Death: Kookynie Swimming Baths
Date of Death: 07 October 1904
Date of Burial:09 October 1904
Age:18 years
Cause of Death:Accidental Drowning at Public Baths, Kookynie
OGM Ref#: 1665
Headstone:OGM Aluminium
Monument Style: Marble slab


In Loving Remembrance Of
Dearly beloved son of ANNIE
and the late HENRY BREUSTEDT
of Stanley, Victoria
Accidentally Drowned at
Kookynie 7th October 1904
Aged 18 years
The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken
Away; Blessed be the Name of the Lord


The cortege left the house of the deceased's sister at 4 o'clock, preceded by the town band, of which Breustedt was an enthusiastic member, followed by the members of the lodges of Oddfellows and Druids, to which societies he had belonged. The popularity of the deceased and the esteem in which he was held was exemplified by the presence at the grave side of so many persons, representing all classes of the community.

The deceased had a sister, Catherine Mabel, who was three years his senior. He had lived in Victoria for 16 years before arriving to Western Australia.

Parents:Annie (nee TIMMINS) and Heinrich BREUSTEDT (Storekeeper)
Birth Details:1887, Stanley, Victoria; Birth Registration 7022/1887, Stanley, Victoria
Death Certificate:799/1904
Comments:The surname of the deceased is written as BREUSTADT on the memorial headstone but BRENSTADT in birth, death and marriage registrations.