Charles BROOKS

Regimental number1888
Place of birthPort Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolQuorn Public School, South Australia
AddressPort Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliza Ann Brooks, Leslie Place, Portland, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed 4 years in the Senior Cadets, Area 77A, South Australia
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/65/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialTilley british Cemetery (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 10), Tilloy-Les-Mofflaines, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Eliza and the late Richard BROOKS, Clare Street, Portland, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin: William John TAYLOR, 27th Bn, captured at Flers, 5 November 1916, died while a prisoner of war.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal