Brooke Whiteley Parkin (1896-1916)

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.
Brooke Whiteley Parkin

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

PARKIN, BROOKE WHITELEY. Private. No 241937. 1/5th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born 3 Luck Lane, Marsh, 4.8.1896. Son of Ben and Mary Jane Parkin, 17 Luck Lane, Marsh. Educated Paddock Board School. Employed as a warper by Messrs Liddle and Brierley. Was a member of the Lindley Liberal Club. Attended Marsh United Methodist Church. Enlisted 17.6.1915. Reported missing, presumed killed, 14.11.1916, aged 20 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- All Saints Church, Paddock.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission