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James BROCKER

Regimental number25470
Place of birthGympie Queensland
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) School, Gympie, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDrapers assistant
AddressFederal Hotel, Spring Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Brocker, Federal Hotel, Spring Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 21, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/131/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 29 July 1916
FateKilled in Action 25 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death20.3
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot XII, Row B, Grave No. 6), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Celia BROCKER, Brown Street, New Farm, Brisbane. Native of Gympie, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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