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Donald Hamilton BROOKE

Regimental number5327
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMount Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.3
Height5' 8"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, W Brooke, National Bank, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 months in the 10th Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date6 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date10 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nevasa', 5 March 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 10 June 1919, 10 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 January 1987
Age at death92
Place of burialBarmera Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROOKE Donald Hamilton

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