John Gordon (Jock) BROCKIE

BROCKIE, John Gordon

Service Number: 3037
Enlisted: 10 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Benalla, Victoria, October 1896
Home Town: Elsternwick, Glen Eira, Victoria
Schooling: Benalla East State School
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Natural causes (sudden), Finley, New South Wales, 23 April 1944
Cemetery: Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton
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World War 1 Service

10 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria
29 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 3037, 5th Infantry Battalion
29 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 3037, 5th Infantry Battalion, RMS Osterley, Melbourne

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Twin brother of 3036 Private (Pte) Clement Gordon Brockie (/explore/people/345863), 5th Battalion, who was killed in action on 25th July 1916 aged 19 and is buried in the Pozieres British Cemetery

"BROCKIE.– On April 23, at Finley (N.S.W.), John Gordon Brockie, of Central road, Tunstall, loved husband of Penelope, loved father of Clement, John, Victor, Geoffrey, Valerie, Robin and Shirley. –At rest.

BROCKIE.– On April 23 (suddenly), at Finlay, N.S.W.), John Gordon (Jock), dearly loved twin son of Mrs. C. and the late J. C. Brockie, loved brother of Will and Jean, loving and devoted twin brother of Clem, who made the supreme sacrifice at Pozieres, 1916, late First A.I.F. –Dearly loved and sadly missed by all. (Inserted by his loving mother and sister, Jean, 348 Beach road, Black Rock.)

BROCKIE. –On April 23 (suddenly), at Finley, N.S.W., John Gordon, (Jock), of Tunstall, dearly beloved brother of Will and Doll." - from the Melbourne Argus 26 Apr 1944 (