Private Jacob Brooks

Army Number: 240543 (formerly 2360)

Battalion: Uknown Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

British 15 Star, British War and Victory MedalSon of David and Elizabeth Brooks, of Wirksworth, Derbyshire; Husband of Ada Brooks, of 6 Fog Entry, Wirksworth.  He was a limestone quarry labourer prior to enlisting. He went to France on 28th February 1915. He died on 15th February 1919, aged 34.

Buried : Wirksworth Cemetery, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. C. of E. 453.

Private Jacob Brooks is also commemorated on the following memorials:-
St. Mary’s Church War Memorial, Wirksworth, Derbyshire.