Irving Brook (c.1893-1918)
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, IRVING. Private. No 241058. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Son of Mr and Mrs S. W. Brook of Muslin Hall, Thongsbridge. Employed at Kirkbridge Mills. Captured by the Germans at Bullecourt, 3.5.1917, and was severely injured in the jaw. An operation was performed which was not successful and he was repatriated to England and treated on G3 Ward, King George's Hospital, London, where he underwent another operation. He died suddenly on 21.6.1918, aged 24 years. Buried in LYDGATE PRESBYTERIAN CHAPEL YARD, HOLMFIRTH. Grave location:- near South-East corner. 427.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private BROOK
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Friday, June 21, 1918
- record ID: 2752300
- History of Netherthong: Details of soldiers who fought and survived WW1
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #2752300)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War