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Henry Gottlieb Brooks

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Henry Gottlieb Brooks
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 6 Dec 1885
Place of Birth Kalangadoo, South Australia
Death 5 Aug 1975 aged 89
Place of Death Rossmoyne, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 56 years, 4 months
Description 5'4½" (1.64m) tall ; 134lbs
60.781 kg
; fair complexion ; grey eyes ; fair hair
Occupation Farmer
Religion Seventh Day Adventist
Address Seventh road, Armadale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Charlotte Martha Brooks
Military Information
Reg Number W67678
Date of Enlistment 22 Mar 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia



Pre War

During 1915 Henry married Charlotte Martha Osborne in Perth.

Electoral Roll entries: 1916 - 1917 at 483 Newcastle street, West Perth, shearer (Charlotte's address was 1010 Wellington street); 1922 - 1925 at 26 Ada street South Fremantle, labourer; 1936 at 8 Ada street, shearer; 1937 at 15 Arundel street, South Fremantle, shearer.

War Service

Henry was taken on the strength of the 2nd VDC Battalion at Armadale on 22 Mar 1942 and had his medical and dental exams at Claremont on the next day. He was discharged at his own request in South Perth on 7 Jan 1944.


Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1943 at Seventh road, Armadale, farmer; 1972 at 14 Durant way, Brentwood, retired.

Charlotte died 28 Oct 1984, aged 88 in Shoalwater Bay

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