Henry Gottlieb Brooks

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Henry Gottlieb Brooks
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 (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.

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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