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John Edward BROOKES

Regimental number707
Date of birth8 March 1886
Place of birthLlansantffraid, North Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGoods guard
AddressWhitton Street, Harden, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, J Brookes, 4 Vale View, Llanduduo, Junction, Carnarvonshire, Wales
Enlistment date18 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Discharge date25 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 July 1965
Age at death79
Place of burialPresbyterian Cemetery, Murrumburrah, New South Wales

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