Albert John Brooks

Date of Birth

28 April 1891

Course

2 Years at Borough Road College, 1913-1915

Service number

19072

WW1 rank

Private

Grenadier Guards, 3rd Battalion

Theatre of war

Europe

Date of death

27 September 1915

Buried/memorial

Loos Memorial (Grave/Memorial reference: Panel 5 to 7.)

Biography

Private Albert John Brooks was the song of George and Mary Ann Brooks. He attended Borough Road College for two years. His destination is listed as going straight into the Grenadier Guards as a private. He Enlisted into the 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards in September 1914 and went to France on 26 July 1915. Brooks was killed on 27 September 1915 aged 21.

Sources

Entry on p.87 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, Secondary source information provided by Douglas Craik (taken from Commonwealth War Graves Commission), Commonwealth War Graves Commission, 1916 Annual Report

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