Hildred 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, HILDRED. Private. No 3/10601. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Meltham. Son of the late Sam and Lydia Ann Brook. Lived Mill Moor, Meltham. Killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 1.7.1916, aged 26 years. He had been previously wounded and gassed at Hill 60 in May, 1915. Buried in EUSTON ROAD CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row A, Grave 53.
ROH:- St. Bartholomew's Church, Meltham.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission