Studio portrait of 2908 Private Thomas Brooks, 20th Battalion of Barrengarry, NSW. Son of Alfred ...

Unit 20th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P05301.159
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: New South Wales
Date made circ 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of 2908 Private Thomas Brooks, 20th Battalion of Barrengarry, NSW. Son of Alfred and Anne Maria Brooks. A farmer prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Euripides (A14) on 2 November 1915. He was killed in action on 29 July 1916 at Pozieres, France, aged 28. He has no known grave, and is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.