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William John BROOKS

Regimental number3333
Place of birthLeicester England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBridgetown, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Brooks, 29 Oban Street, Poole Road, Leicester, England
Enlistment date27 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 August 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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