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Harold Thomas John Barnard Brooke

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Portrait (kindly provided by family) - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold Thomas John Barnard AWMM
  • Surname
    Brooke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 69569 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 January 1885 AWMM BrisbaneQueensland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 15 September 1917 AWMM Utiku, King Country, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Brooke (mother), Utiku, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 2 March 1918 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 69569 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 15 September 1917 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 3 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      124 pounds AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Ruddy AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Flaxen AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Measles - (Suez 18.4.18) AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded in action (France 12.9.18 -mustard gas shell attack.) AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted No. 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst 16 September 1918. AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Coronary Occlusion (12 hours); Partial Gastrectomy (14 hours); Carcinoma of stomach (indefinite) AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Married Olive Edith Steel on 9 April 1928 at Ohutu, near Taihape.

    Children: 1 son born 1931, 2 daughters born 1933 & 1934.

    Half-brother to George Lionel Stroud (23/610) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 January 1952 AWMM
    Age 65 AWMM
    WanganuiManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taihape Cemetery, Taihape, New Zealand AWMM Plot 20, Block C.13 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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