NameEdgar Charles Brooking, SN 6955, Service RecordBiographyDate of Birth: 31 December 1892, Gatton (Qld.)
Date of Death: 17 April 1918, Hazelbrouck, Flanders, France
Buried: Le Grand Hasard Military Cemetery, Morebecque, Nord Pas de Calais, France.
Edgar's parents were Thomas William Brooking and Selina Austin. Edgar was the grandson of John and Elisabeth Austin who were early pioneers in the Lawnton District. He was working as a farmer when he enlisted from Brisbane on 9 October 1916. He was killed in action 17 April 1918 in France.Date01 January 1914 - 31 December 1920CustodianNational Archives of Australia - 01 Feb 1998 - PresentLocation of originalsOriginals held by the National Archives of Australia - NAA: B2455, BROOKING ELanguageEnglishOriginal formatLink to external source : Paper files and documents
Related memorial or honour boardPine Rivers Memorial GatesStrathpine District Roll of HonourRelated material notesSLQ- Pictorial Supplement: ; Portrait from John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland Neg: Page 24 of the Queenslander Pictorial, supplement to The Queenslander, 9 December, 1916 - Image number: 702692-19161209-0024
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