Willie Brook (c.1883-1920)

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, WILLIE. Private. No 498079. 257th Area Employment Company, Labour Corps. Son of Amos and Eliza Brook of Dale Street, Longwood, Huddersfield; husband of Caroline Brook, 262 Longwood Road, Longwood. Died in Germany, 2.3.1920, aged 36. Buried in COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, GERMANY. Grave location:- Plot 6, Row C, Grave 6.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • Private WILLIE BROOK
  • regiment: Labour Corps
  • died: Tuesday, March 2, 1920
  • age: 36 years
  • record ID: 900974