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Bert ABROOK

Regimental number2030
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
Address'Devonia', Hillcrest Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, John Henry Abrook, 'Devonia', Hillcrest Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death9 June 1917
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot VII, Row G, Grave No. 3), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
126
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. J.H. and Mrs. Alice ABROOK, Devonia, Hillcrest, Marrickville, New South Wales
Other details

Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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