Brook, William James Heathcote (Sapper, b.? - d.1916)

Unit 1st Australian Tunnelling Company
Accession Number 1DRL/0156
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Diary
Maker Brook, William James Heathcote
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Egypt, Malta, Western Front
Date made 1916; 1928
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/78
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Collection relating to service of 372 Sapper William James Heathcote Brook, 1 Tunnelling Company, France, 1916. Collection includes handwritten copy of extracts from diary kept while on active service in France. Copy made by Australian War Memorial, 1928. Location of original unknown.

History / Summary

Biographical note: 372 Sapper William James Heathcote Brook. 1st Australian Tunnelling Coy. Killed in action 10th Nov., 1916. Age 22. Son of Helena Booth Brook, of Kent, Cross St., Waverley, New South Wales, and the late Edward George Brook. Native of Orange, New South Wales.