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Ernest BROOKES

Regimental number6523
Date of birth30 May 1888
Place of birthSontley, Marchwiel, Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, H Brookes, 33 Victoria Road, Wrexham, Wales
Enlistment date9 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Date of death14 May 1976

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