Henry Gottlieb Brooks
From Our Contribution
|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|
5'4½" (1.64m) tall ; 134lbs|
60.781 kg; fair complexion ; grey eyes ; fair hair
|Religion||Seventh Day Adventist|
|Address||Seventh road, Armadale, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs Charlotte Martha Brooks|
|Date of Enlistment||22 Mar 1942|
|Unit/Formation||2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
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.
Henry was taken on the strength of the [[2nd (Fremantle) 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.
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