Private Fred Brooks

Army Number: 14555

Battalion: 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Over Whitacre, Warwickshire and lived at Coleshill, Staffordshire. he enlisted at Chesterfield, Derbyshire and was killed in action, 14th February 1916, during heavy German shellfire and the explosion of a German mine, prior to the German attack of the front line trenches, near the canal to the south-east of Ypres, Belgium.

Commemorated : Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Panel 39 and 41.

Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium.