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Joseph BROKENSHIRE

Regimental number5057
Place of birthHamilton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSailor
AddressMilton Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mr E Brokenshire, Milton Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 25 January 1916. Taken on strength, 58th Bn, 23 July 1916. Promoted Corporal, 20 October 1917.
FateKilled in Action 27 March 1918
Age at death22
Place of burialSt. Pol British Cemetery (Special Memorial 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
165
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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