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George Cecil Shirley Brooks

In memory of:

Private George Cecil Shirley Brooks

August 10, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

892001

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

8th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of George Shirley Brooks and Bessie Wilson Brooks, of Aldershot, England.

Commemorated on Page 374 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VI. B. 20.

Location:

Crouy is a village about 16 kilometres north-west of Amiens on the west side of the River Somme, on the Amiens-Abbeville main road. The CROUY BRITISH CEMETERY is a little south of the village on the west side of the road to Cavillon and there is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission signpost on the main road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Broad to Broyak. Mircoform Sequence 14; Volume Number 31829_B016723; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 158 Page 231 of 1128
  • Newspaper Clipping– Canadian National Railways - World War One Roll of Honour.  Pte. Brooks indicated that he was a machinist when completing his military attestation. Brooks was born in Aldershot, England.  In honoured memory.

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