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  • The family grave commemorating Mark Percy Brooke, situated at the General Cemetery, Nottingham
Person Details
Nottingham
Mark Percy Brooke was born in 1885 and was the son of Mark Pearson Brooke, born 1850 at Nottingham and working as a surgeon dentist and Florence Mary Brooke , born 1860 at Derby. He was the brother of Frank C (b.1880), Florence M (b.1882), William E (b.1883), John Stanley (b.1888), Ethel M (b.1888), Frederick H (b. 1890) and Arthur E (b.1890) Brooke. All the children were born in Nottingham. Mark Pearson died in 1892 and his wife Florence remarried in 1896 to another dentist Francis Edward Watson. In 1911 the family were living at 96 Goldsmith Street Nottingham. The family later lived at 60a Shakespeare Street Nottingham, before moving to 8 Upton Drive Sherwood Nottingham. They were sufficiently prosperous to employ two domestic servants. However by the 1911 census , Mark had left home and was a boarder at Lindsay Villas, High Road, High Wycombe Buckinghamshire. His probate record proven at Nottingham on 19th December 1922 shows that he died at Norwich 20/8/1921 and left £384 6s 1d to his mother Florence Mary Watson who was a widow. Peter Gillings
He was a commercial traveller.
20 Aug 1921
37
7338
Corporal
Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
Formerly 34955 Bedfordshire Regiment, he arrived in France 14/11/1915 (Medal Roll).
No CWGC record
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  • The family grave commemorating Mark Percy Brooke, situated at the General Cemetery, Nottingham
    Photo Peter Gillings - The family grave commemorating Mark Percy Brooke, situated at the General Cemetery, Nottingham