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William BROOKES

Regimental number1008
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPort Cygnet, Tasmania
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFriend, H T McDonald, Lovett, Port Cygnet, Tasmania
Enlistment date3 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1916

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