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John Robinson BROOKS

Regimental number453
Date of birth30 August 1887
Place of birthKangaroo Valley, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDairy farmer
AddressMurwillumbah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Thomas Brooks, Murwillumbah, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 10, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Was wounded while on active service and sent to Australian Military Hospital in England
Date of death22 September 1957 - Alstonville, New South Wales
Age at death70
Place of burialAlstonville Cemetery, New South Wales

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