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William Edward BROOKS

Regimental number487
Place of birthPortland, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostal assistant
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Brooks, The Moorings , Trent, Sherborne, England
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Place of enlistmentKensington, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 July 1915
Date of death23 July 1915
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, row C, Grave No. 34), Anzac
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary BROOKS, The Moorings, Trent, Sherborne, England. Native of Portland, Dorsetshire

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