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Frederick BROOKS

Regimental number773
Other NamesHAZELL, Frederick George
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNewmarket Hotel, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.1
Height5' 6.5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinNil
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 April 1917
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 5, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/10/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Discharge date11 August 1919
Other details

Originally enlisted, August 1914; commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Demosthenes', 19 March 1916; discharged ('undesirable'), Melbourne, 22 April 1916 (having been convicted at Lemnos of stealing a fishing boat, and awarded 90 days' Field Punishment No 2.

Re-enlisted, 24 April 1917.

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Soudan', 12 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 11 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROOKS Frederick

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