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Harold Vincent BROOKS

Regimental number2628
Place of birthPeak Crossing, via Ipswich, Queensland
SchoolPeak Mountain State School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Brooks, Peak Crossing, Ipswich, Queensland
Enlistment date26 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateDied of disease 5 February 1917
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialCodford St. Mary (St. Mary) New Churchyard (Grave No. 40), Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
143
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary BROOKES. Born at Ipswich, Queensland

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