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Timeline

1881
sibling George Brough Source:7960069 1881
1885
birth York United Kingdom Source:7960069 May 1885
1886
sibling Annie Brough Source:7962182 1886
1888
sibling Mary Humphrey Brough Source:7960069 1888
1891
location Layerthorpe Buildings, York United Kingdom parents address Source:7962182 1891
1901
employment Labourer Sweet Moulder Source:7962184 1901
1905
enlistment York United Kingdom Source:7960069 10th January 1905
1905
service British Army Private 7840 West Yorkshire Regiment Depot Source:7960069 11th January 1905 - 24th April 1905
1905
employment Regular Soldier British Army Source:7960069 11th January 1905 - 18th February 1919
1905
events Education Training York United Kingdom Source:7960069 27th March 1905
1905
service British Army Private 7840 West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:7960069 25th April 1905 - 24th October 1905
1905
service British Army Private 7840 West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7960069 24th October 1905 - 14th February 1906
1905
theatres Indian Frontier :6g Source:7960069 25th October 1905 - 29th December 1911
1906
service British Army Lance Corporal 7840 West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7960069 14th February 1906 - 7th November 1908
1908
service British Army Corporal 7840 West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7960069 7th November 1908 - 10th January 1912
1908
awards India General Service Medal Other War Service Award Source:7960069 1908
1910
events Instruction Classes Training Rawalpindi India Source:7960069 4th April 1910
1910
events Instruction Classes Training India Source:7960069 29th September 1910
1911
location Connaught Barracks, Rawal Pindi, Punjab India military residence address Source:7962185 1911
1912
service British Army Serjeant 7840 West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7960069 10th January 1912 - 1st January 1913
1912
hospitalisation Malaria (twice) Hospital/Institution Source:7960069 1912
1913
events Character Military Discipline Lichfield United Kingdom Source:7960069 1st January 1913
1913
service British Army Serjeant 7840 West Yorkshire Regiment 6th Battalion Source:7960069 1st January 1913 - 17th October 1914
1913
events Instruction Classes Training York United Kingdom Source:7960069 22nd February 1913
1913
events Instruction Classes Training Enfield United Kingdom Source:7960069 24th February 1913 - 11th March 1913
1914
service British Army Company Serjeant Maor 7840 West Yorkshire Regiment 2/6th Battalion Source:7960069 17th October 1914 - 6th January 1917
1917
appointments Regimental Serjeant Major - 2/6th Bn West Yorks R Source:7960069 1st January 1917
1917
service British Army Acting Regimental Serjeant Major 7840 West Yorkshire Regiment 2/6th Battalion Source:7960069 6th January 1917 - 30th January 1918
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7960069 7th January 1917 - 16th June 1918
1917
service British Army Company Serjeant Major 55607 York and Lancaster Regiment 18th Battalion Source:7960069 17th January 1917 - 17th May 1917
1917
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:7960069 16th August 1917
1918
service British Army Acting Regimental Serjeant Major 7840 West Yorkshire Regiment 2/7th Battalion Source:7960069 30th January 1918
1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7960069 4th July 1918 - 4th August 1918
1918
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:7960069 5th July 1918
1918
hospitalisation Influenza Hospital/Institution Source:7960069 13th July 1918 - 12th August 1918
1918
service British Army Serjeant Major 55607 York and Lancaster Regiment Depot Source:7960069 5th August 1918
1919
hospitalisation Pain in right lumbar region and cough. Ill six days with pneumonia and trouble breathing Hospital/Institution Source:7960069 January 1919
1919
hospitalisation Pain in lumber area much less. Breathing still short and cough tiresome. Accompaniments in both lungs Hospital/Institution Source:7960069 21st January 1919
1919
hospitalisation Cough still tiresome. Lumbar pain diminishing. Dull area at right base and bronchial breathing Hospital/Institution Source:7960069 24th January 1919
1919
hospitalisation Breath sounds at right base feeble and resonance diminished. Hospital/Institution Source:7960069 26th January 1919
1919
hospitalisation Some blood stained pus drawn off from dull area at right base. Hospital/Institution Source:7960069 27th January 1919
1919
hospitalisation Seized with very acute pain over right side in area of upper hepatic region, his breathing became very short and gasping. He got cyanosed and covered with cold perspiration. He looked very ill Hospital/Institution Source:7960069 27th January 1919
1919
hospitalisation Under ether. Right chest opened portion of rib removed and about three quarters of brown fluid pus removed. Drained with two large draining tubes. Hospital/Institution Source:7960069 28th January 1919
1919
hospitalisation Very little discharge. Incised, tubes replaced Hospital/Institution Source:7960069 29th January 1919
1919
hospitalisation Much frothy white mucous purulent sputum. Colour good. No distress in breathing Hospital/Institution Source:7960069 30th January 1919
1919
hospitalisation Cough troublesome Hospital/Institution Source:7960069 31st January 1919
1919
hospitalisation Worse to-day, restless, breathing bad at times. Liver dullness hands breadth lower than normal Hospital/Institution Source:7960069 2nd February 1919
1919
hospitalisation Under ether. Incision made in 10th interspace and some quarts of reddish serious pus with liver detritus, which had been pent up under pressure. Two long drainage tubes inserted. Much collapsed. Hospital/Institution Source:7960069 6th February 1919
1919
hospitalisation Operation has been delayed in the hope of general condition improving. Patient is getting steadily worse and dullness in right side of flank is increasing. Hospital/Institution Source:7960069 6th February 1919
1919
hospitalisation Pulse much stronger. Profuse discharge from wounds. Expectations difficult but condition shows some improvement Hospital/Institution Source:7960069 7th February 1919
1919
hospitalisation Colour not so good. Syanotic. More restless and weaker, but takes nourishment well. Hospital/Institution Source:7960069 9th February 1919
1919
hospitalisation No change. Takes little nourishment. Coffee salines 4 hourly Hospital/Institution Source:7960069 16th February 1919
1919
hospitalisation Restless sleepless, weak, cyanosed with dyspnoea. 70O pm exhausted and failing quickly Hospital/Institution Source:7960069 17th February 1919
hospitalisation Kidney trouble in civilian life Hospital/Institution Source:7960069
service British Army Acting Regimental Serjeant Major 55607 York and Lancaster Regiment 18th Battalion Source:7960069
events Education Training Source:7960069
employment Labourer Source:7960069
1919
death War Related Sickness Died at York Military Hospital. Death due to exhaustion from long continued suppination originating in liver abscess of long standing. The after affects of gassing. York United Kingdom Source:7960069 18th February 1919
burial Fulford Cemetery Fulford Cemetery Non-War Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial York York Buried by the British Army at Fulford Cemetery - final and only resting place United Kingdom United Kingdom B7 Source:7960069 Source:7962189

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Albert
Initials A
Last Name Brough
Source 7960069
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Connaught Barracks, Rawal Pindi, Punjab India military residence address known 1911
Layerthorpe Buildings, York United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 55607 York and Lancaster Regiment Depot Serjeant Major
British Army 55607 York and Lancaster Regiment 18th Battalion Company Serjeant Major
British Army 7840 West Yorkshire Regiment 2/7th Battalion Acting Regimental Serjeant Major
British Army 7840 West Yorkshire Regiment Depot Private
British Army 7840 West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 7840 West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Corporal
British Army 7840 West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Serjeant
British Army 7840 West Yorkshire Regiment 2/6th Battalion Acting Regimental Serjeant Major
British Army 7840 West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Private
British Army 7840 West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Private
British Army 7840 West Yorkshire Regiment 6th Battalion Serjeant
British Army 7840 West Yorkshire Regiment 2/6th Battalion Company Serjeant Maor
British Army 55607 York and Lancaster Regiment 18th Battalion Acting Regimental Serjeant Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
India General Service Medal Other War Service Award
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Dinah Brough mother
Robert Brough father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
George Brough brother 1881
Mary Humphrey nee Brough sister 1888
Annie Brough sister 1886
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Blue Brown
DateHeightSource
1905-05-10 5'9"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1905-05-10 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Medal Index Cards Transcription M2740
WWI Distinguished Conduct Medal Citations Transcription M2740
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription M2740
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription M2740
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription M2740
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740

External Evidence

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London Gazette Entry - Award of Distinguished Conduct Medal (1917) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Award of Military Cross (1918) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Citation for Military Cross (1918) M2740
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records M2740

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