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Harry Stanley BROKENSHIRE

Regimental number8771
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressLigar Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, J J Brokenshire, Ligar Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date15 September 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1918
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  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Comenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 21 April 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 7 June 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gas burns, concussion; left inguinal hernia), Melbourne, 22 October 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 October 1953
Place of burialDonald Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROKENSHIRE Harry Stanley

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