Edward (Ted) BROOKS

BROOKS, Edward

Service Number: 5498
Enlisted: 12 June 1916, Wallsend, New South Wales
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company)
Born: Wallsend, New South Wales, 17 August 1890
Home Town: Wallsend, Newcastle, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Wheeler/Trucker
Died: Natural causes, Newcastle, New South Wales, 24 August 1965, aged 75 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Hamilton War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

12 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5498, Wallsend, New South Wales
25 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 5498, Tunnelling Companies, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 5498, Tunnelling Companies, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
6 Feb 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Sapper, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company)
12 Mar 1918: Wounded Sapper, SN 5498, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company), Wounded by gas shelling at Kit Kat Ridge.He was badly effected by gas poisoning and was sent back to England.He never returned to the war.
24 Jun 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 5498, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company)

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