Brock, William Sinclair

Personal Details

First nameWilliam
Middle nameSinclair
Date of birth09/03/1898
Date of death03/01/1979


Son of John Brock & Elizabeth Noon m.21/12/1897

Brother of:
Ella Noon – 28 March 1899
Ivy Noon – 1 Jan 1901, d 7 April 1904
Mabel Jean – 5 July 1902
Beatrice Isabel – 31 Jan 1905
Amy Elizabeth – 4 Oct 1908, d 30 Oct 1909
In 1939 he married Ellen Joyce Dobson.
William died at the age of 80 years and was buried in Hemmant Cemetery Brisbane on the 5 January 1979.
Ellen [his wife] is also buried in the Hemmant Cemetery in the same grave. She was buried on 21 February 1995 aged 89 years.

School Records

Muttaburra State School
Start Date1904
Finish Date04/1913

War Records


ServiceAustralian Army
Service number1878
Date of enlistment06/01/1916
Locality of enlistmentMuttaburra, Qld
Place of enlistmentMuttaburra, Qld
Next of kinMrs Elizabeth Brock (Mother)
Date of discharge10/09/1919
Posting at discharge52nd Battalion


Embarked Brisbane on HMAT Clan McGillivray on 1st May 1916, 52nd Battalion 3rd Reinforcements.

Enlistment details - Age 18, Stockman, Single, Presbyterian.