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William Brooks

Image of gravestone at Otahuhu Public Cemetery provided by Paul F. Baker July 2003. - No known copyright restrictions

Image of gravestone at Otahuhu Public Cemetery provided by Paul F. Baker July 2003. - No known copyr …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Brooks AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/2872 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Care of A. Mitchell, Kairanga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J.J. Brooks (brother), Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/2872 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 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
    Suicide, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Brooks was the son of James and Alice Brooks (nee Coyle). Born in Auckland, New Zealand. Served in Egypt and France, 1915-18. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 February 1920 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
    Suicide AWMM
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Otahuhu Public Cemetery, Atkinson Avenue, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Section 2. Block 224. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Dry Rations, or, The Aparima Apparition : with which is incorporated the Waikanae wash-out and The Tauherenikau trumpeter : unofficial organ of the 7th Rfts, Transport No. 32 AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 81 AWMM
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