ALFRED PERCY BROOKS

 

 

Born: 1895, Ipswich.

Died: 20th October 1914; age 19; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th September 1914.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 9791

Regiment: East Yorkshire Regiment, 1st Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 4.

Ploegstreet Memorial,

Hainaut,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr & Mrs A.M. Brooks, of 33, Gladstone Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   3, Ceylon Buildings, Cavendish Street, Ipswich.

 

Alfred was 6 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Alfred Thomas Brooks, 31, an Engineers Turner, born Ipswich.

Alice Maud Brooks (nee Bruce), 27, born Ipswich.

Ethel Mabel Brooks, 7, born Ipswich.

Ada Maud Brooks, 2, born Ipswich.

Arthur Charles Brooks, 3 months, born Ipswich.

 

1911   33, Midlothian Terrace, Gladstone Road, Ipswich.

 

Alfred was 16 years old, an Iron Turner – Agricultural Iron Works. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Alfred, 41, an Iron Turner – Agricultural Iron Works.

Alice, 37.

Ethel, 17, a Tailoress – Tailor.

Ada, 12.

Arthur, 10.

Harry Victor Brooks, 7, born Ipswich.

William Thomas Brooks, 5, born Ipswich.

Irene Alice Brooks, 1, born Ipswich.

Alfred is also remembered on the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.

 

East Yorkshire Regiment, 1st Battalion:http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/east-yorkshire-regiment/

 

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