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He was the son of Joseph and Ruth Brookes and the brother of Ernest and Rebecca Brookes. In 1911 they lived at 14 Hartford Street Crocus Street Meadows Nottingham.
In 1911 he was a bricklayer's labourer.
28 Jul 1917
89384 - CWGC Website
1/7th Bn Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)
Nottingham Evening Post Roll of Honour 14/8/1917: 'Brookes. Died of wounds July 28th Private J W Brookes West Ridings 178 Waterway Street Grief too great for words. It's hard to say Thy will be done. Father, mother, sisters and Lucy.'
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