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Walter Joseph BROOKHOUSE

Regimental number6046
Place of birthTownsville, Queensland
SchoolConvent Catholic School, Ravenswood, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStockman
AddressFletcher Street, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Hannah Brookhouse, Fletcher Street, Townsville, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 July 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 16), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
103
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Hannah BROOKHOUSE, Oonoonba, Queensland. Native of Townsville, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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