Walter BrooksbankWalter Brooksbanki(6391081 works by)
Walter Hugh Brooksbank )
Also writes as: Horton Brooks Born:Established:1895Lyndoch,Barossa Valley,Lower North South Australia,South Australia,;Died:Ceased:19 May 1981Melbourne,Victoria,
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Walter Brooksbank wrote mainly short stories and radio plays. During World War I he served in the AIF at Gallipoli and later in Western Europe. He was awarded the Military Medal for gallantry at Ypres, in 1917. After the war he wrote a number of short stories which were loosely based on his wartime experiences. From the late 1930s through to the early 1950s his radio plays were broadcast at intervals on ABC Radio. During World War II he served as an intelligence officer with the Royal Australian Navy.