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Frederick George Brooks

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick George AWMM
  • Surname
    Brooks AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/1011 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 Waipu, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Edith Kay (sister), Otaiki Road, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/1011 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Frederick was the son of Frederick Johnson & Martha BROOKS (nee Prescott). Frederick (senior) was born in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England. Martha was born in NZ and both her parents were from Ireland. The family settled and lived in Ruakaka, Northland.
    They had nine children – Edith Rachel (b1885), Frederick George (b1889), Arthur Johnson (b1891), Ellen Mary (b1892), Martha Matilda (b1894), Fanny (b1896), Lottie (b1896), Robert James (b1898) and George Wilfred (b1900).
    Three brothers enlisted and served overseas during WW1 - Frederick George (13/1011) & Arthur Johnson (13/1010) both enlisted on the 13th Feb 1915. Then younger brother Robert James (44625) enlisted later on the 11th Dec 1916.
    In 1921, he married Deronda FOSTER. They had five children – Frederick Arnold (b1922), Edith Deronda (b1924), Dawn Ellen (1924), George Wilfred (b1928) and Elva Frances (b1929). Public - Sandra - Researcher - 5 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    3 March 1971 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 5 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Age at death
    82 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 5 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Place of death
    Otahuhu, Auckland Public - Sandra - Researcher - 5 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Pukekohe Cemetery Public - Sandra - Researcher - 5 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Grave reference
    RSA Area, Plot 148 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 5 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Obituary
    Brooks, Frederick George (veteran First World War, Regtl No. 13/1011). On March 31, 1971, at Middlemore Hospital (late of Bombay & Waipu), dearly loved husband of Ronda and loved father of Arnold (Bombay), Edith (Mrs Wright, Hamilton), Dawn (Mrs Manson, Whangaporoa), Dick (Pukekohe East) and Elva (Mrs Smith, Hamilton) and loved father-in-law of Clive, Bruce and Norman, loved grandpop of 11 grandchildren; in his 83rd year. A service will be held at the Anglican Church, Bombay, today (Friday), at 11a.m., the funeral then leaving for Pukekohe Returned Servicemen’s Cemetery. (Taken from the NZ Herald) Public - Sandra - Researcher - 21 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Waipu Presbyterian Church Roll of Honour Public - Sandra - Researcher - 5 November 2018 - Waipu Museum

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