|Place of birth||Apollo Bay, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs J E Roberts, Apollo Bay, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||Howitzer Brigade 119|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/136/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Bombardier|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||12th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 1806 Pte Milton Victor BROCKFIELD DCM, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 6 May 1919; 29502 Gunner Roy Albert BROCKFIELD, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 2 June 1919.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 2 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 19 November 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France from Reserve Brigade Australian Artillery, Heytesbury, 2 January 1917.
Transferred to 4th Division Artillery, 10 January 1917; taken on strength 4th Divisional Ammunition Column, 14 January 1917.
Transferred to 12th Brigade Ammunition Column, and taken on strength, 28 January 1917.
Awarded Military Medal.
On leave to United Kingdom, 17 September 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 30 September 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 12 October 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 1 November 1918.
Appointed Lance Bombardier, 15 January 1919.
Marched out to England, 22 April 1919, for return to Australia; marched in to No 4 Group, Hurdcott, 23 April 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Swakopmund', 15 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 2 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 9 September 1919.Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BROCKFIELD Lawrence Heather|