Charles Brook (c.1886-1917)

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, CHARLES. Private. No 27788 8th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment. Formerly No 41431 Durham Light Infantry. Born Holmfirth. Lived Longley Lane, Holmfirth. Educated at Hade Edge Council School. Employed by Messrs Davies and Company, dyers of Holmfirth. Married, with four children. Enlisted 30.8.1916. Embarked for France in November, 1916. Reported missing, presumed killed, 26.9.1917, aged 31 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Hade Edge War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission