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Walter Brooks

In memory of:

Lieutenant Walter Brooks

October 9, 1918

Military Service


Age:

25

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Division:

65th Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Walter F. and Frances M. Brooks (nee Gloster), of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 584 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DENDERMONDE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Belgium

Grave Reference:

16.

Location:

The town of Dendermonde (Termonde) is located south of the city of Sint-Niklaas on the N47. From the motorway E17, which runs between Kortrijk and Antwerp, turn off at junction 12 onto the N47, direction Zele. Follow the N47 to the junction with the N470 and follow the N47/N470 to the junction with the N17. Turn left here and at the first crossroads left again into Leopold 11 Laan. Follow into Noordlaan and onto the N406, direction Aalst. After crossing the river take the first turning left into Kerkhofstraat and the cemetery is along here on the left. The graves are located in the Belgian Military extension past the chapel.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Roll of Service– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping– Article
  • Entrance
  • Grave Marker
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto in 1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. Their names are carved on the Memorial Screen.  Photo:  K. Parks.
  • Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto. Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.
  • Inscription– Inscription in Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower.  The carillon was installed in 1927.  Originally there were 23 bells. Alumni and friends donated funds for bells in memory of those who fell in the Great War. Dedications are carved high on the walls of the Memorial Room. Bell XXI is dedicated: " 'Extol, ye bell, the virtue of our valorous men.' Alumni Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering". Photo courtesy of Alumni Relations.

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