Regiment : 2nd/8th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 3867
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 18 on 7th August 1916
Buried : Laventie Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, France, Grave III. C. 39.
Relatives : Son of Henry Brookes
Memorial : Worcester All Saints Church
Also appears on : Worcester Guildhall
Credits : Census and war memorial minutes researched and transcribed by Paul Hudson.
Enlisted and resident Worcester.
Census – only near match Gloucester
War Memorial Minutes, available at Worcester Archives – ” Recently supplied by a relative. Late Rector does not know him. Correct”
A photograph of Private B. Brookes can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 19th August 1916, available at Worcestershire Archives.