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Denis Patrick BROCK

Regimental number1796
Place of birthMeredith, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMotor driver and mechanic
Address108 Charles Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Brook, 108 Charles Street, Footscray, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed 3 years in the Senior Cadets, 1 year in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date18 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of wounds at 9th Field Ambulance, in the field, Belgium.
FateDied of wounds 1 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death20
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 1), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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