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John Edwin BROOKING

Regimental number2376
Place of birthSmithfield New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMilk carter
AddressHigh Street, Willoughby, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Ann Brooking, Brennan Street, Smithfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919

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