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William BROOKS

Regimental number1689
Place of birthCorowa, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
Address2 Cochrane Place, Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinAunt, Mrs Mary Brooks, 2 Cochrane Place, Carlton, Victoria
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Place of enlistmentCorowa, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
FateNo details of fate entered on Nominal Roll
Date of death10 May 1918
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
True name MIDDLEMISS, W. B

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