Walter Joseph BROOK

BROOK, Walter Joseph

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: London, England, United Kingdom, 1 January 1873
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Wharf Labourer
Died: Cerebral Haemorrhage, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2 February 1916, aged 43 years
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
Anglican Section T, Grave 11149
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World War 1 Service

Date unknown: Involvement Private

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Biography contributed by Carrie Henderson

Private Walter Joseph Brook was born in London, England to Joseph & Eleanor Brook. He married Eliza Trotter and together they had 3 daughters. Private Brook worked as a Wharf Labourer before joining the A.I.F. to fight in World War I.

According to his military records on 2 Feb. 1916 he was assaulted by a group of civilians and passed away at his home from a cerebral haemorrhage at the age of 43. According to military records his death was ruled as being related to his time in the military. He is buried in Rookwood General Cemetery.