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James Earl BROCK

Regimental number753
Place of birthCastlemaine, Victoria
SchoolErrol St State School, North Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationElectrotyper
Address23 Winchester Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs F E Brock, 23 Winchester Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Previous military serviceHad 25 years' service in the Cadets and the 5th (Scottish) Infantry Regiment, Citizen Military Forces, Victoria.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name6th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of death or woundingCape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death8 May 1915
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
46
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexandra and Hannah BROCK; husband of Florence BROCK, "Helles Court", Ngarneno Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria. Native of Sutton Grange, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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