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George Weale BROOKS

Regimental number5147
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolState School, Maryborough (?), Queensland
OccupationMusic teacher
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Caroline Brooks, Albert Street, Maryborough, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'Enlisted at his Country's Call'. (mother)
FateKilled in Action 12 August 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme sector, France
Age at death39.11
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 13), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Caroline BROOKS, Albert Street, Maryborough, Queensland. Born at Brisbane, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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