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==Background==
 
==Background==
  
William Hanover Emmermann was born in Petersburg, [[Russia]].<ref>Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., ''Eureka Research Directory'', Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.</ref> He was the soe of a shoemaker who arrived in Victoria in 1853 at which time he mined at Ballarat.<ref>Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. ''The Eureka Encyclopaedia'', Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.</ref> His name can also be spelt Emmarmann.  
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William Hanover Emmermann was born in Petersburg, [[Russia]].<ref>Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., ''Eureka Research Directory'', Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.</ref> He was the son of a shoemaker who arrived in Victoria in 1853 at which time he mined at Ballarat.<ref>Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. ''The Eureka Encyclopaedia'', Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.</ref> His name can also be spelt Emmarmann.  
  
 
An unpublished diary makes reference to Emmerman as the pikeman whose terrior would not leave his side after Emmerman’s death, although according to [[Peter Lalor]] the pikeman could have been [[Edward Thonen]].<ref>Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., ''Eureka Research Directory'', Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.</ref>
 
An unpublished diary makes reference to Emmerman as the pikeman whose terrior would not leave his side after Emmerman’s death, although according to [[Peter Lalor]] the pikeman could have been [[Edward Thonen]].<ref>Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., ''Eureka Research Directory'', Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.</ref>
  
He died aged 20 years and was buried at Ballarat on 03 December 1854.<ref>Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., ''Eureka Research Directory'', Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.</ref>
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He died aged 20 years and was buried at Ballarat on 03 December 1854.<ref>Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., ''Eureka Research Directory'', Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.</ref> [[Adolfus Lessman]] was the informant on the death certificate.<ref>Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. ''The Eureka Encyclopaedia'', Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.</ref>
  
 
==Goldfields Involvement, 1854==
 
==Goldfields Involvement, 1854==
  
Emmerman died from gunshot wounds during the Eureka Stockade battle.<ref>Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., ''Eureka Research Directory'', Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.</ref>
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Emmerman died from gunshot wounds during the Eureka Stockade battle.<ref>Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., ''Eureka Research Directory'', Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.</ref> He was probably the youngest to be killed at Eureka. <ref>Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. ''The Eureka Encyclopaedia'', Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.</ref> Lessman was the informant on [[William Emmermann]]'s death certificate.<ref>Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. ''The Eureka Encyclopaedia'', Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.</ref>
 
 
==Post 1854 Experiences==
 
  
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==See also==
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[[Adolphus Lessman]]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 17:00, 13 August 2017

Memorial to those who died as a result of the Eureka Stockade located in the Eureka Stockade Memorial Gardens. Photography: Clare Gervasoni 2013.
Walter E. Pidgeon, Illustration from The Eureka Stockade by Raffaello Carboni, Sunnybrook Press, 1942, offset print.
Art Gallery of Ballarat, purchased 1994.

Background

William Hanover Emmermann was born in Petersburg, Russia.[1] He was the son of a shoemaker who arrived in Victoria in 1853 at which time he mined at Ballarat.[2] His name can also be spelt Emmarmann.

An unpublished diary makes reference to Emmerman as the pikeman whose terrior would not leave his side after Emmerman’s death, although according to Peter Lalor the pikeman could have been Edward Thonen.[3]

He died aged 20 years and was buried at Ballarat on 03 December 1854.[4] Adolfus Lessman was the informant on the death certificate.[5]

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

Emmerman died from gunshot wounds during the Eureka Stockade battle.[6] He was probably the youngest to be killed at Eureka. [7] Lessman was the informant on William Emmermann's death certificate.[8]

See also

Adolphus Lessman

Pikemen

Pikeman's Dog

Further Reading

Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.


References

  1. Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.
  2. Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.
  3. Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.
  4. Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.
  5. Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.
  6. Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.
  7. Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.
  8. Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.

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Pikeman detail from the Peter Lalor Statue, Sturt Street, Ballarat. Courtesy Ballarat Heritage Services.