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Henry Roy BROOKHOUSE

Regimental number1467
Place of birthMildura, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCranbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 7.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinSister, J McLeod, Cranbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Victorian Navy/
Enlistment date31 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 December 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1355
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Wandilla', 13 December 1915; disembarked Melbourne, 14 January 1916; discharged (medically unfit: tachycardia), 6 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death25 November 1947
Age at death57
Place of burialDeniliquin Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROOKHOUSE Henry Roy

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