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Cyril William BROOKS

Regimental number2232
Place of birthTamworth, New South Wales
SchoolTamworth Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrisbane Street, Tamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W R Brooks, Brisbane Street, Tamworth, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces, Tamworth, NSW.
Enlistment date18 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 143), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie BROOKS, Bourke Street, Tamworth, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4596 George Victor BROOKS, 3rd Bn, killed in action, 7 March 1917.

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