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Edgar Ernest BROOKS

Regimental number2628
Place of birthTrentham, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTrentham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John Brooks, Trentham, Victoria
Previous military service60th Infantry
Enlistment date14 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Date of death12 March 1949
Place of burialBrighton General Cemetery

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