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Edward James BROOKS

Regimental number6720
Place of birthHampden Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressHampden, Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, H Brooks, Hampden, Mackay, Queensland
Enlistment date23 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6299 Pte Alfred BROOKS, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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