Frank Richmond BROOK MID


BROOK, Frank Richmond

Service Number: 989
Enlisted: 9 September 1916
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Richmond, 18 February 1884
Home Town: Prospect, Prospect, South Australia
Schooling: Mr Leonard's Old College, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed In Action, France, 4 July 1918, aged 34 years
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery
Plot 111, Row C, Grave 3
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Edwardstown District WW1 Roll of Honor, Port Adelaide S.A.R. Engineering Branch Midland System Roll of Honour, Prospect Roll of Honour A-G WWI Board
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World War 1 Service

9 Jun 1916: Involvement Sergeant, SN 989, 43rd Infantry Battalion
9 Jun 1916: Embarked Sergeant, SN 989, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide
9 Sep 1916: Enlisted
7 Nov 1917: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, Distinguished and Gallant Services and devotion to duty in the Field, during the period 26/2/17 to 20/9/17. Supplement, No. 30448, 28 December 1917; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No.57, 18 April 1918
24 Nov 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant
4 Jul 1918: Involvement Lieutenant, 43rd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William John Brook and Edith Searcy; husband of Jean Brook nee Hopkins.

Brother of James Walter Brook, Charlotte Mary Brook, Hirst Way Brook, Edith May Brook, Florence Ade  Brook, Reginald William Foster Brook, Dorothey Martha Brook, Thomas Roffe Brook

28 March 1906 - Frank married Jean Hopkins in the Holy Trinity Church, North Terrace , Adelaide

 4 July 1917 - wounded in action, gunshot wound to the right buttock

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal