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Lawrence James BROOKS

Regimental number6471
Place of birthTambo, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMainside via Winton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr J H Brooks, Mainside via Winton, Queensland
Enlistment date26 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 26 June 1916 - 9th Bn, 21st Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 9th Bn, 1 May 1917. Mortally wounded, 20 September 1917.
FateDied of wounds 21 September 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Lawrence spelt Laurence
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death19
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row B, Grave No. 9), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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