Harry Norman BROOKMAN

Badge Number: 61473, Sub Branch: Meadows

BROOKMAN, Harry Norman

Service Number: 37096
Enlisted: 10 November 1916, Enlisted at Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 11th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Medindie, South Australia, 22 January 1884
Home Town: Willunga, Onkaparinga, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Noarlunga, South Australia, 26 April 1949, aged 65 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: North Road Cemetery, Nailsworth, S.A.
Burial number 14751, Plot 1150
Memorials: Hackney St Peter's College Honour Board, Meadows War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

10 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 37096, 11th Field Artillery Brigade , Enlisted at Adelaide, SA
9 Nov 1917: Involvement Gunner, SN 37096, Field Artillery Brigades
9 Nov 1917: Embarked Gunner, SN 37096, Field Artillery Brigades, HMAT Port Sydney, Melbourne
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Gunner, SN 37096, 11th Field Artillery Brigade
6 Jun 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 37096, 11th Field Artillery Brigade , Discharged at the 4th Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Birth name was registered as Harry Norman Brookman

Son of George Brookman and Eliza Martha Brookman nee Marshall of 'Burbrook', Willunga, SA. Brother of Howard Brookman,  Alice May Brookman and George Wilson Brookman

On 6 March 1912 Norman married Ada Mary Dorothy Burden in the Church of Epiphany, Crafers, SA. Father of Anthony Brookman, Nigel Peter Brookman and Elizabeth Charmaine Brooman

At the time of his enlistment his enlistment Ada was living at the 'Ruthven Mansions', Pultney Street, Adelaide, SA

Place of residence at the time of death was Meadows, SA

Returned to Australia on 28 April 1919  on board Ventura having served with the Field Artillery. He travelled home via America at his own expense.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal