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Alfred Ernest BROOKS

Regimental number7449
Place of birthGlenferrie, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNorthcote, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs O M Brooks, 44 Elm Street, Northcote, Victoria
Enlistment date11 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 June 1918
Place of death or woundingStrazeele, Belgium
Age at death32.11
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Isabella and the late James BROOKS; husband of Margaret BROOKS, 154 Clarke Street, Northcote, Victoria, Australia. Native of Melbourne
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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