Joshua Brooke (c.1893-1916)

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.
Joshua Brooke

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

BROOKE, JOSHUA. Private. No 409. 21st Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Joseph and Ann Brooke, Marsh Road, Scholes Holmfirth. Employed in the mill warehouse of Mr Waterhouse of Lockwood. Was Secretary of Mount Tabor United Methodist School and a member of the choir. Enlisted 1915. Had become ill and had undergone two operations. Died at Etaples Base Hospital, 2.12.1916, aged 23 years. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 20, Row D, Grave 8.
ROH:- Hepworth and Scholes War Memorial; Hepworth Parish Church.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission