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Vernon T. Brookes

Private

7th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss L. Stevens
  • Plaque: 315

Additional Info

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Biography

Vernon Thomas Brookes enlisted on 17th October 1914, and was posted to the 7th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 389. He was 22 years old, unmarried and a teacher at Duliston near Orbost. He was born in Ballarat. He was killed at Gallipoli during the Landing on 25th April 1915. He is buried in the No.2 Outpost Cemetery, at Gallipoli.
Tree No. 315

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour