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Vivian Cyril BROOKE

Regimental number98
Place of birthNew Town, Tasmania
SchoolFriends' High School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressTower Road, New Town, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Amy Brooke, Rialanah, Tower Road, New Town, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded in the landing at Gallipoli, taken prisoner, died in hospital, Bigha, Turkey.
FateDied of wounds 4 May 1915
Place of death or woundingTurkey
Date of death29 August 1915
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row G, Grave No. 20), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Cornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania. Parents: Robert and Amy BROOKE. Native of Newtown, Tasmania. Photo: Tasmanian Headstone Project
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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