Henry Preston BROOKS

BROOKS, Henry Preston

Service Number: 1889
Enlisted: 15 February 1916, Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Crafers, South Australia, 8 December 1891
Home Town: Crafers, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Schooling: Crafers Church School, South Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 11 April 1917, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Bapaume Australian Cemetery
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Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Aldgate War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

15 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1889, 48th Infantry Battalion, Adelaide, SA
13 Jul 1916: Involvement Private, 1889, 48th Infantry Battalion
13 Jul 1916: Embarked Private, 1889, 48th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Henry Preston BROOKS and Amy Jane nee BUSH