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William James Heathcote BROOK

Regimental number372
Place of birthOrange, New South Wales
SchoolBondi Superior Public School, New South Wales
AddressOrange, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinmother,, Mrs Hellena Booth Brook, Heathcote, Cross Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Machine Gun Corps, Eastern Suburbs Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date11 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMining Corps 1, Company 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollTunnelling Companies
FateKilled in Action 10 November 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name William James
Place of death or woundingHill 60, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) (Plot VI, Row O, Grave No. 26), Zillebeke, Belgium\
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Helena BROOK, "Kent", Cross Street, Waverley, New South Wales. Natie of Orange, New South Wales

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