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 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