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James John EDBROOKE

Regimental number1699
Place of birthLeichhardt New South Wales
SchoolPublic School. Technical College
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
Address31 Simmons Street, Enmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFriend, Miss A Barnett, 31 Simmons Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 19 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death26.9
Place of burialButes New British Cemetery (Plot XXIX, Row D, Grave No. 1), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
91
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Thomas and Amelia Apphia EDBROOKE, 11 Edgware Road, Enmore, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsFather: H.T. Edbrooke, Corporal in 5th Field Ambulance.

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