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George Lindsay BROCK

George Lindsay BROCK

Male 1885 - 1918  (32 years)

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  • Name George Lindsay BROCK 
    Born 12 Dec 1885 Semaphore, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 8 Jun 1916 Maggea, Waikerie Line, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • George Lindsay BROCK
      Regimental number, 36092
      School, St Peter's College, Adelaide, South Australia
      Religion, Church of England
      Occupation, Farmer
      Address, Maggea, Waikerie Line, South Australia
      Marital status, Single
      Age at embarkation, 30
      Next of kin, Father, Thomas Alsop Brock, Semaphore, South Australia
      Previous military service, Nil
      Enlistment date, 8 June 1916
      Rank on enlistment, Gunner
      Unit name, Field Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 28
      AWM Embarkation Roll number, 13/128/2
      Embarkation details, Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
      Rank from Nominal Roll, Gunner
      Unit from Nominal Roll, 13th Field Artillery Brigade
      Fate, Died of wounds 21 June 1918
      Place of death or wounding, France
      Age at death, 33.6
      Place of burial, Crouy British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 2), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
      Panel number, Roll of Honour,
        Australian War Memorial, 17
      Family/military connections, Brother: Lieutenant Halcombe Ferrier BROCK, 3rd Light Horse, killed in action, Gallipoli, 2 June 1915.
      Other details,
      War service: Western Front
      Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
    Brock George 1916 WWI page 01
    Brock George 1916 WWI page 02
    Brock George 1916 WWI page 03
    Brock George 1916 WWI page 04
    Photos 8 Jun 1916 Semaphore, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • BROCK, George Lindsay
      Service no 36092 Gunner
      50th Battery 13th Field Artillery Brigade
      Born 12 December 1885 at Semaphore, SA
      Son of Thomas Alsop BROCK and Hannah nee BONNAR
      Of Hundred of Mantung, SA
      Occupation prior to enlistment Farmer
      Enlisted 08 June 1916
      Died from Effects of Gas 21 June 1918 at 12th Casualty Clearing Station, France
      Aged 33 years
      Buried Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-sur-Somme, France
    Brock George Lindsay WWI hd
    Cemetery Abt 21 Jun 1918 Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-Sur-Somme, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 2
    Died 21 Jun 1918 France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4]  – Cause: Killed in action (died from the effects of gas)
    Buried Abt 21 Jun 1918 Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-Sur-Somme, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Newspaper 1 Jul 1918 Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5]  – Biographical
    • THE LATE GNR GEORGE BROCK
      Mr. T. A. Brock, of Semaphore, has been advised by the Military authorities that his fourth son, Gnr. George Lindsay Brock, died from the effects of gas on June 21. Gnr. Brock, who prior
      to enlisting was farming in the Loxton district, was an old St. Peter's College Boy, and left Australia last November with the 28th Artillery Reinforcements. His young brother, Lieut. Halcombe Brock, was killed at Gallipoli on June 2, 1915 while serving with the 3rd Light Horse.
    Newspaper 21 Oct 1918 Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6]  – Probate
    • The following probates and letters of administration are notified in the weekly gazette of the Mercantile Trade Protection
      Association: George Lindsay Brock. Semaphore, £534;
    Web page Merino & District Settlers & Family Names
    • The names listed below represent some of the families with a link to the Merino, Henty, Glenorchy, Mocamboro, Paschendale, Tahara districts in the Wannon River Valley south of Casterton, south-western Victoria, Australia.
      This area was first settled permanently by the HENTY family in 1837 when they moved inland from Portland on the south coast of the Colony of Port Philip (now Victoria) and occupied the Pastoral Runs of "Merino Downs", "Muntham", "Sandford" & "Connells Run". Neighbouring runs taken up shortly after this were "Glenorchy", "Hilgay", "Spring Valley", "Struan" & "Tahara".
      BROCK : ____ BROCK abt.1850, early Merino resident.
      BROCK : Denzil William Bonnar BROCK 1878-1936, b. Adelaide, at Merino 1908-1922 (sp Maude Josephine KOCH 1878-1952)
      BROCK : George Lindsay BROCK 1885-1918, b. Adelaide, brother of Denzil, at "Merino Downs" bef 1916, d. France, WW1
      KOCH : Maud Josephine KOCH 1878-1952 (sp Denzil William Bonnar BROCK)
      http://www.swvic.org/merino/names.htm
    Person ID I1445 Turner
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2014 

    Father Thomas Alsop BROCK,   b. 8 Jul 1849, Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1932, Woodville, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Hannah BONNAR,   b. 16 Sep 1856, Blakiston, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1933, Semaphore, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 25 Apr 1876 Presbyterian Church, Strathalbyn, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F494 Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Photos
    Brock George Lindsay WWI hd
  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Dec 1885 - Semaphore, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - 8 Jun 1916 - Maggea, Waikerie Line, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhotos - 8 Jun 1916 - Semaphore, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCemetery - Abt 21 Jun 1918 - Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-Sur-Somme, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Killed in action (died from the effects of gas) - 21 Jun 1918 - France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt 21 Jun 1918 - Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-Sur-Somme, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Biographical - 1 Jul 1918 - Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Probate - 21 Oct 1918 - Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • (Medical):See attached sources. [8]

  • Sources 
    1. [S64] South Australian Births 1842-1906, (c) SAGHS, Book: 365 Page: 482 (Reliability: 3).
      Surname: BROCK
      Given Names: George Lindsay
      Date: 1885-12-12
      Sex: M
      Father: Thomas Alsop BROCK
      Mother: Hannah BONNAR
      Birth Place/Residence: Semaphore
      District Code: PtA
      Book: 365 Page: 482

    2. [S211] The AIF Project, (<"http://www.aif.adfa.edu.au:8080/index.html">http://www.aif.adfa.edu.au:8080/index.html), http://www.aif.adfa.edu.au:8080/showPerson?pid=33087 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S212] Gravesecrets, (<"http://www.gravesecrets.net/cemeteries.html">http://www.gravesecrets.net/cemeteries.html), http://www.ww1sa.gravesecrets.net/br.html (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S211] The AIF Project, (<"http://www.aif.adfa.edu.au:8080/index.html">http://www.aif.adfa.edu.au:8080/index.html).

    5. [S205] The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901-1929), IOGRAPHICAL. (1918, July 1). The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929), p. 6. Retrieved March 2, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60367033 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S205] The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901-1929), CONCERNED PEOPLE. (1918, October 21). The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929), p. 4. Retrieved March 2, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article57545094 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S25] South Australian Marriages 1842 - 1916, 107/270 (Reliability: 3), 2 Jul 2002.
      Groom: BROCK
      Given names: Thomas Alsop
      Bride: BONNAR
      Given names: Hannah
      Date: 1876-04-25
      Groom Age: 26
      Status: S
      Groom's Father: Daniel George BROCK
      Bride Age: 19
      Status: S
      Bride's Father: John James BONNAR
      Place: Presbyterian Church Strathalbyn
      District: Str
      Book/Page: 107/270

    8. [S205] The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901-1929), BIOGRAPHICAL. (1918, July 1). The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929), p. 6. Retrieved March 2, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60367033 (Reliability: 3).


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