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Joseph Henry BROOKS

Regimental number20
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
Other NamesBROOKS, Jos Henry
ReligionMethodist
OccupationStockman
AddressBroome, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinBrother, Walter Brooks, Hebbart Street, South Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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