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Harry Wallace BROKENSHIRE

Regimental number3519
Place of birthBishop's Bridge, West Maitland, New South Wales
SchoolState School, Bishop's Bridge, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBishop's Bridge, West Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, William Brokenshire, Bishop's Bridge, West Maitland, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 5 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialAeroplane Cemetery (Plot VI, Row B, Grave No. 37), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ada Ellen BROKENSHIRE, Brishop's Bridge, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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