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Smith BROOK

Regimental number2794
Place of birthHalifax, England
SchoolPublic School, Sydney, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia7
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBootmaker
Address460 Fitzgerald Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Brook, 460 Fitzgerald Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 September 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 March 1918
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row C, Grave No. 2), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
137
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Eliza BROOK, husband of Mary BROOK, 30 Courtney Street, North Melbourne, Victoria. Born in England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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