|Place of birth||Amsterdam, The Netherlands|
|School||Public School, Amsterdam, The Netherlands|
|Age on arrival in Australia||17|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Father, J B Brinckmann, Linden Streat, No 13, Amsterdam, Holland|
|Previous military service||Served in the Royal Dutch Navy.|
|Place of enlistment||Geelong, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Somme sector, France|
|Age at death||24|
|Age at death from cemetery records||24|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 15), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Name entered incorrectly on Roll of Honour and on CWGC site as Hendrick Cornelius BRINCKMANN. Son of Johannes Bernardus BRINCKMANN and Sophia ALBERDINA VAN DORT, his wife, Westerstraat 61, Amsterdam, Holland|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Taken on strength of 7th Bn, Anzac, 29 November 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916.
Transferred to 59th Bn, 24 February 1916; joined 59th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 24 February 1916.
Detached to Cookery School of Instruction, 17 April 1916.
Admitted to Reception Hospital, Alexandria, from Cookery School of Instruction, 12 May 1916 (diarrhoea, slight); discharged to duty, 17 May 1916.
Rejoined 59th Bn, Moascar, from Cookery School of Instruction, 20 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Now, 4 August 1916, to be reported as 'Killed in Action, 1916'.
Note, Red Cross File No 531105: 'Killed in action 19-7-16. Previously reported Missing 19-7-16. Cert. by - A.I.F. Headquarters List 27-8-16.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Hindrick Conelus BRINCKMANN.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BRINCKMANN Hendrick Cornelis
Red Cross file 531105