Benjamin Brook (c.1890-1916)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

BROOK, BENJAMIN. Private. No 301786. 1/8th Battalion Durham Light Infantry. Formerly No 29373 Northumberland Fusiliers. Son of Emor and Martha Ann Brook, 34 Woodhead Road, Holmfirth. Employed in the teazing and fettling department at Messrs H. and S. Butterworth, Lower Mills, Holmfirth. Attended St. John's Church and Sunday School, Holmfirth. Enlisted 6.6.1916. Reported missing, presumed killed, 15.11.1916, aged 26. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Holmfirth War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission