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Arthur James Samuel BROOKS

Regimental number54300
Date of birth31 October 1896
Place of birthCamden, New South Wales
AddressCobbity, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8.5"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Brooks, Mount Hunter, Camden, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 April 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th General Service Reinforcements (New South Wales)
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Feldmarschall on 19 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th General Service Reinforcements
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1918
Discharge date31 January 1919
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Sydney, 19 June 1918; admitted to ship's hospital, at sea, 9 October 1918 (eyes); disembarked England, 27 August 1918, and admitted to Royal Herbert Hospital, Woolwich, 27 August 1918 (trachoma); transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 28 August 1918; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 31 August 1918.

Commenced return to Australia from Liverpool on board HT 'Runic', 31 August 1918; disembarked Fremantle, 7 November 1918; discharged (medically unfit: trachoma), Sydney, 31 January 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death4 November 1964
Age at death68
Place of burialDungog General Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROOKS Arthur James Samuel

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