John Elkanah BROOKS


BROOKS, John Elkanah

Service Number: 272
Enlisted: 26 January 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Millicent, South Australia, 8 March 1887
Home Town: Prospect, Prospect, South Australia
Schooling: Millicent Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in action, France, 5 August 1916, aged 29 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Millicent War Memorial, Prospect Roll of Honour A-G WWI Board, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

26 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private
31 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 272, 27th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
31 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 272, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide

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