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Charles BROOKS

Regimental number2279
Place of birthLiverpool, England
SchoolChurch of England School, Liverpool, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFettler
AddressWyee, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Edward Brooks, 51 Westley Street, Princes Park, Liverpool, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied on Salisbury Plain, England.
FateDied of disease 7 February 1917
Place of death or woundingEngland
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialAllerton Cemetery (Plot XV, Row C.E. Grave No. 337), Lancashire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Margaret BROOKS, 51 Westly Street, Prince's Park, Liverpool, England

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