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Garnet BROOKS

Regimental number124
Place of birthHopetoun, Victoria
SchoolState School, Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationWatchmaker
Address75 Hanover Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, James Brooks,75 Hanover Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed 3 years in the Junior Cadets.
Enlistment date8 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName given on RoH circular as Garnet Albert Roy BROOKS.
FateKilled in Action 13 October 1915
Place of death or woundingShrapnel Gully, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death13 October 1915
Age at death18.11
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, grave No. 49), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
95
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Emma BROOKS, 75 Hanover Street, Brunswick West, Victoria. NAtive of Hopetoun, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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