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BRODY, T. G., L/Corporal, 1st East Surrey Regt. He volunteered in January 1915, and three months later was drafted to France. There he took part in the Battles of Ypres, the Somme, Arras and Passchendaele, and various other engagements of importance. In December 1917 he was transferred to Italy and a few weeks later was wounded in action on the Piave front. Invalided home, he was in hospital in Manchester and other places, and was eventually discharged in September 1918, holding the Queen's South African Medal, the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
666, Rotherhithe Street, Rotherhithe, S.E.16.
BROMLEY, W., Driver, R.F.A. Mobilised at the outbreak of hostilities he was immediately drafted to France and took part in the Retreat from Mons. He was also in action in the Battles of the Marne, the Aisne, Ypres and Neuve Chapelle, and was wounded in March 1915. On recovery he fought in the Battle of the Somme, where he was again wounded, and later was severely gassed at Mailly-Maillet in 1917. He was then invalided home and admitted to Netley Hospital, and subsequently discharged as medically unfit for further service in January 1919. He holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
35, Dillwyn Road, Sydenham, S.E.26.
BROOK, A. B., Sergt., 12th East Surrey Regiment. Volunteering in June 1915, he was sent in March 1916 to the Western Front, where he remained until the following October, serving on the Somme and Ypres fronts and at Messines and Bapaume. He was then invalided home suffering from shell-shock, and after his recovery, rendered valuable services at various home stations as Sergeant Signalling Instructor. Demobilised in February 1919, he holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
100, Vaughan Road, Camberwell, S.E.5.
BROOK, A. E., Sapper, R.E. (Signals). He volunteered in January 1915, and after a period of training was drafted to German East Africa. There he was employed with the Signal Section of the Royal Engineers, and did excellent work until he was evacuated to England suffering from malaria and dysentery. He was discharged in May 1917, as unfit for further service, He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
49, Verney Road, Rotherhithe, S.E.16.
BROOKER, A. J. C., Rifleman, 21st London Regt. (1st Surrey Rifles). Joining in February 1916, he proceeded in the following July on the completion of his training to France. He at once took part in the heavy fighting on the Somme front, and had been overseas only two months when he made the supreme sacrifice, being killed in action at High Wood on September 15th, 1916. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
"The path of duty was the way to glory."
5, Fawcett Road, Rotherhithe, S.E.16.
BROOKER, B. W., Private, R.A.V.C. He joined in June 1916, and landing in France four months later, saw service in many sectors of the Front. He was present during the Battles of the Somme and rendered valuable services tending the sick and wounded horses until returning home for demobilisation in November 1919. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
42, Caradoc Street, Greenwich, S.E.10.
BROOKER, F., Private, Middlesex Regiment. Called up from the Reserve at the outbreak of war in August 1914, he was at once ordered to France, where he participated in the Battle of Mons and the subsequent Retreat. After fighting in further engagements he was taken prisoner In 1915, and kept in captivity in Germany until the Armistice, when he was repatriated. Demobilised in January 1919, he holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals,
80, New Church Street, Rotherhithe, S.E.16.
BROOKER, F.C.,Rflmn.,K.R.R.C. and R. Irish Rifles. Joining in February 1916, he was drafted to France later in the same year and took part in heavy fighting on the Somme, and at Arras, Messines and Ypres. He was gassed in action in 1918, and was sent to hospital at Boulogne, but returned to the fighting line on his recovery. He then acted as Observer at Headquarters until the termination of hostilities, and was demobilised in February 1919. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
57, Azof Street, Greenwich, S.E.10.
BROOKER, J., Fireman, Mercantile Marine. He joined in 1918, and early in the following year proceeded with the Expeditionary Force to Russia, where he was employed on important duties until September 1919. After being demobilised two months later he joined the Royal Fusiliers in May 1920, was sent to France, and in 1921 was stationed at Albert. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
73, Reculver Road, Rotherhithe S.E.16.
BROOKER, J. L. R., Private, Royal Fusiliers. He volunteered soon after the outbreak of war, and was employed on various duties of an important nature at Falmouth and other stations. He did much good work until he met with a serious accident which rendered him unfit for military duty, and he was consequently discharged in June 1915.
24, Reculver Road, Rotherhithe, S.E.16.
BROOKER, L. G. A., Private, R.A.M.C. Volunteering in September 1914, he was drafted in the following December to Malta, where he was stationed until November 1917. He was then transferred to Italy and remained there until the cessation of hostilities. During the whole of his service overseas he did excellent work, and was demobilised in March 1919, holding the General Service and Victory Medals.
15E, Sutton Buildings, Chiltern Street, Rotherhithe, S.E.16.
BROOKER, R. (M.M.), Sergt., Coldstream Guards. He volunteered in September 1914, and proceeded to France in the following year. There he played a prominent part in many important engagements, including Givenchy, Festubert, Loos, the Somme, and Cambrai. He was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the Field at Langemarck in October 1917, when in the absence of an Officer he took charge of his platoon and led them to the final objective. After the Armistice he served in Germany with the Army of Occupation until March 1919, when he returned home and was demobilised, holding the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals, in addition to the Military Medal.
68, Naylor Road, Peckham, S.E.I5.
BROOKER, T. E., 1st Class Stoker, R.N., H.M.S. "Express." He joined the Royal Navy in January 1916, and was afterwards posted to H.M.S. "Express." In this vessel he was employed on escort and other important duties in the North Sea, and later on similar work in the Irish Sea. He rendered excellent service, and was demobilised in April 1919, holding the General Service and Victory Medals.
33, Colts Road, Peckham, S.E.15.
BROOKER, W., Rifleman, Rifle Brigade. He volunteered in June 1915, and after his training proceeded to France later in the same year. Whilst overseas he took part in the severe fighting at Loos, St. Eloi, Ploegsteert, Vimy Ridge, the Somme, Arras, Bullecourt, Messines, Passchendaele, Lens, Cambrai, the Somme, Amiens, Bapaume, and was wounded four times and blown up in a shell explosion. He returned home and was demobilised in February 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
34, Dunstaus Road, East Dulwich, S.E.22.
BROOKFIELD, R. H., Bombardier, R.F.A. He volunteered in November 1914, and in August of the following year crossed to France, and took part in much heavy fighting. In June 1916 he was wounded and invalided home, and on recovery returned to the Western Front, and fought on the Somme and at Arras, Ypres and Cambrai, and in the Retreat and Advance of 1918. Demobilised in February 1919, he holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
67; Glenister Road, Greenwich; S.E.10.
BROOKMAN, E. J., Guardsman, Irish Guards. He joined in August 1917, and after completing his training was drafted to Russia. Here he saw much active service in the campaign against the Bolshevists at Archangel, and in various other places until returning home for demobilisation in August 1919. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
25, Childers Street, Deptford, S.E.8.
BROOKS, A. L., Private, R.A.S.C., and Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). A serving soldier since 1909, at the outbreak of war he was drafted to France and took part in the Retreat from Mons. He also served in the Battles of the Marne, La Bassee, St. Eloi, Ypres, Festubert, Loos, Vermelles, Vimy Ridge, the Somme, the Ancre, Arras, and Messines, and was severely wounded on two occasions and gassed. Later he was invalided home suffering from deafness and was discharged as medically unfit for further service in April 1919. He holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
14, Railway Terrace, Lewisham, S.E.13.
BROOKS, A. S. (M.C.), Lieutenant, R.F.A. He volunteered in January 1915, and in March of the following year proceeded to France, and fought at Arras, Ypres, and the Somme. In July 1917 he returned to England, and after having obtained his commission was drafted to Salonika, where he took part in much fighting on the Doiran front as forward Liason Officer, and was wounded and invalided home. He was awarded the Military Cross for conspicuous gallantry and bravery on the Field, and also the Croix de Guerre, and in addition holds the General Service and Victory Medals. In March 1920 he was demobilised.
129, Canterbury Road, Peckham, S.E.15.
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