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Josiah Francis BROOKS

Regimental number1009
Date of birth24 April 1894
Place of birthCastra, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Josiah Brooks, Holwell, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Josiah Brooks, Holwell via Beaconsfield, Tasmania
Enlistment date22 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1915
Date of death20 April 1939 - Launceston General Hospital
Age at death44
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania

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