Charles Douglas Brook (1892-1916)

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Charles Douglas Brook

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 DOUGLAS. Lance Corporal. No M2/077850. 30th Ammunition Sub Park, Army Service Corps. Born 11.12.1892. Son of Tom and Emma Brook, 11 South Parade, Huddersfield. Educated at Fartown Grammar School. Was a prominent member of the YMCA and also a member of the Huddersfield Swimming Club. Employed by Messrs Vickers, Sons and Maxim Limited, of Barrow, as an engineer. Enlisted 5.11.1914. Died as the result of accidental injuries at No 7 Casualty Clearing Station, 5.9.1916. Buried MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row A, Grave 9.
ROH:- Huddersfield Parish Church.
His youngest brother, Private GEORGE WILLIAM BROOK attended the funeral. Brother of Private G. W. Brook, who was commissioned into the Duke of Wellington's Regiment and died, 12.11.1918.

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