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Edgar BROOKING

Regimental number6955
Place of birthGatton, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressGatton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Brooking, Ropely, Gatton, Queensland
Enlistment date9 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 9 October 1916. Taken on strength, 9th Bn, 9 November 1917.
FateKilled in Action 17 April 1918
Age at death23
Place of burialLe Grand Hasard Military Cemetery (Plot 4, Row D, Grave No. 7), Morbecque, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
55
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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