Claude Henry Brooks, RAN
|Born ||3 Oct 1903||Katamundra, Western Australia, Australia|
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|1 Jan 1917|| ||Cadet|
|1 Jan 1921|| ||Mid.|
|1 May 1923|| ||A/S.Lt.|
|1 Dec 1923|| ||S.Lt.|
|1 Jan 1925|| ||Lt.|
|1 Jan 1933|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1939|| ||Cdr.|
Retired: 3 Oct 1963
Warship Commands listed for Claude Henry Brooks, RAN
|HMS Mistral||Cdr.||Destroyer||6 Jul 1940||22 Sep 1940|
|FR Paris||Cdr.||Battleship||23 Sep 1940||21 Oct 1940|
|HMS Mistral||Cdr.||Destroyer||22 Oct 1940||19 Mar 1941|
|HMS Hambledon (L 37)||Cdr.||Escort destroyer||18 Apr 1941||9 May 1941|
|HMAS Nizam (G 38)||Cdr.||Destroyer||26 Jan 1943||13 Nov 1944|
Transferred to the Emergency List on 3 October 1953
Events related to this officer
31 Jul 1943
HMAS Nizam (Cdr. C.H. Brooks, RAN) picks up 6 survivors from the British merchant Cornish City that was torpedoed and sunk on 29 July 1943 by German U-boat U-177 south-east of Madagascar in position 27°20'S, 52°10'E.
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