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Alfred Charles BRAKEY

Regimental number7200
Place of birthRocky Cape, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressWaratah, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs B E Brakey, Waratah, Tasmania
Enlistment date28 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 November 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialBedford House Cemetery (Plot XI, Row D, Grave No. 48), Enclosure No. 4, Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
98
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Annie BRAKEY; husband of Bertha BRAKEY, Hall Street, Waratah, Tasmania. Born at Rocky Cape, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5536 Albert Ferguson BRAKEY, 23rd Bn, killed in action, Belgium, 7 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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