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John William BROOKS

Regimental number1015
Place of birthGippsland, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStoreman
AddressMarrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel Margaret Brooks, 311 Victoria Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 November 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force, Army Medical Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Marsina on 14 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force
FateReturned to Australia 8 June 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Other details

War service: Rabaul

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death24 May 1955
Age at death65
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROOKS John William

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