Regiment : 2nd Battalion Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Service number : 9671
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 19 on 21st October 1914
Buried : Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium, Panel 37 and 39.
Birthplace : Born and resident Pershore, Worcestershire, enlisted Worcester
Relatives : Son of Mrs. Susan Cosnett, of Top Newland, Pershore, Worcestershire
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Also appears on : Pershore C of E School now in Pershore Working Men's Club
Additional information on the memorial: Oxf. and Bucks. Light Infantry
Top left of Newlands. 2nd Oxford & Bucks. Died 21st October 1914 (first in Pershore to be killed.)
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: http://pershoreww1.webs.com/
Albert Brookes has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial.