Private Fred Brookes

Army Number : 16819

Battalion : 2/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Tunstall, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire and lived at 6 Arthur Street Tunstall. Husband of Nancy Brookes, of 43, Morley Street, Tunstall. He was a pottery shiphouse labourer prior to enlisting at Tunstall. He went to France 29th August 1915 and died 7th September 1918, aged 39 in 3rd Canadian General Hospital, Camiers, France.

Buried : Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, France. Plot 3. Row D. Grave 9.

Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, France.
Private Fred Brookes grave

Private Brookes is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
Tunstall Memorial Park War Memorial, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.