We remember James Anson Otho Brooke

We remember James Anson Otho Brooke

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Timeline

Timeline

1884
birth Newhills, Scotland United Kingdom Source:6181829 Source:6993996 3rd February 1884
1886
sibling Arthur Source:6181829 13th February 1886
1887
sibling Constance Geraldine Source:6181829 12th December 1887
1889
sibling Henry Brian Source:6181829 9th December 1889
1891
location Fairley House,New Hills,Aberdeenshire. United Kingdom parents address Source:6181829 1891
1895
sibling Patrick Harry Source:6181829 21st May 1895
1901
location Park School,Buxton,Chapel en le Frith,Derbyshire. United Kingdom school/college address Source:8854669 1901
1905
service British Army Captain Gordon Highlanders 2nd Battalion Source:8513697 1st November 1905 - 29th October 1914
1911
location 2nd Gordon Highlanders Barracks,Cawnpore. India military residence address Source:6181829 1911
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5179066 7th October 1914
1914
death Killed in Action Awarded Victoria Cross. Gheluvelt, Ypres Salient, Belgium Source:7049896 Source:5179066 29th October 1914
1914
dates Age 30 Source:6993996 29th October 1914
1914
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:6181826 29th October 1914
awards Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) British Award/Decoration Source:5179066
service British Army Lieutenant Gordon Highlanders Source:5179066
education Winton House Winchester United Kingdom Source:8513697
education Wellington College Crowthorne, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:8513697
education Royal Military College, Sandhurst Sandhurst, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:8513697
burial Zantvoorde British Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Zantvoorde British Cemetery Belgium Belgium VI. E. 2. Source:7049896 Source:6181829
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:5179066

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names James Anson Otho
Initials JAO
Last Name Brooke
Source 7049896
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
2nd Gordon Highlanders Barracks,Cawnpore. India military residence address 1911
Fairley House,New Hills,Aberdeenshire. United Kingdom parents address 1891
Park School,Buxton,Chapel en le Frith,Derbyshire. United Kingdom school/college address 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Gordon Highlanders Lieutenant
British Army Gordon Highlanders 2nd Battalion Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) British Award/Decoration
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Patricia Moir-Byres mother
Sir Harry Vesey Brooke father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Arthur brother 13th February 1886
Henry Brian brother 9th December 1889
Patrick Harry brother 21st May 1895
Constance Geraldine sister 12th December 1887

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Anne1202
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Anne1202
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Anne1202
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Charlotte33
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
British Army, Bond of Sacrifice: Officers Died in the Great War 1914-1916 Transcription Hannah21187
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription MARY2719

External Evidence

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Victoria Cross citation, the London Gazette Charlotte33
The Bond of Sacrifice: James Anson Otho Brooke Hannah21187
Ancestry - Medal Roll - Gordon Highlanders - 1914 Star Vincent96527
Ancestry - De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour Vincent96527

Multimedia

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James A O Brooke VC Anne1202
Zantvoorde British Cemetery luc39051
Zantvoorde British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen - 1 Vincent96527
Zantvoorde British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen - 2 Vincent96527
Zantvoorde British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen - 3 Vincent96527
Zantvoorde British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen - 4 Vincent96527
Zantvoorde British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen - 5 Vincent96527
1914 Star Vincent96527
British War Medal Vincent96527
Victory Medal Vincent96527
Victoria Cross Vincent96527
Family gravestone Springbank Ian3310

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