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John Emanuel BROOKS

Regimental number1517
Date of birth1891
Place of birthMillicent, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMillicent, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Emma Brooks, Millicent, South Australia
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5830 Pte Leslie Stuart Emanuel BROOKS, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Middle East

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1961
Age at death70
Place of burialMillicent Cemetery, South Australia

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