We remember Alan Francis Brooke

We remember Alan Francis Brooke

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Timeline

Timeline

1883
birth Bagnes de Bigorre France Source:6174184 Source:9160062 23rd July 1883
1902
commission Regular Source:9156901 24th December 1902
1902
service British Army Second Lieutenant Source:9156901 24th December 1902
1909
service British Army Royal Horse Artillery Eagle Troop Source:9160062 1909
1914
marriage Jane Mary Richardson Source:9160062 28th July 1914 - April 1925
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7645553 September 1914
1914
service British Army Captain Royal Horse Artillery N Battery Source:7645409 30th October 1914
1915
service British Army Staff Captain Royal Artillery 2nd Indian Cavalry Division Source:9160062 January 1915
1915
service British Army Major Royal Field Artillery Bde Maj, 18 Divisional Artillery, Source:9160062 November 1915
1917
service British Army General Staff Officer Grade 2 Royal Artillery, Canadian Corps Source:9160062 March 1917
1918
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:7645553 1918
1918
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel General Staff Officer Grade 1 Royal Artillery Source:9160062 1918 - 1919
1920
service British Army 50th Northumbrian Territorial Division Source:9160062 1920
1929
service British Army Brigadier School of Artillery, Larkhill Source:9160062 1929 - February 1932
1929
marriage Benita Blanche Pelly Source:9024216 7th December 1929
1934
service British Army 8th Infantry Brigade (Plymouth) Source:9160062 1934 - 1935
1935
service British Army Major-General Inspector of Artillery Source:9160062 November 1935
1936
service British Army Director of Military Training Source:9160062 August 1936
1937
service British Army Mobile Division, Salisbury Plain Source:9160062 1937
1938
service British Army Lieutenant-General Anti-Aircraft Corps, Stanmore Source:9160062 1938
1939
service British Army Southern Command Source:9160062 August 1939
1939
service British Army II Corp, British Expeditionary Force Source:9160062 31st August 1939 - 30th May 1940
1940
awards Order of the Bath, Military Division British Award/Decoration Source:9160062 11th June 1940
1940
service British Army British Expeditionary Force (reconstituted) Source:9160062 12th June 1940 - 18th June 1940
1940
service British Army Home Forces Source:9160062 19th July 1940 - December 1941
1941
service British Army Chief of Imperial General Staff Source:9160062 25th December 1941 - 25th January 1946
1944
awards Order of Suvorov 1st Class Other War Service Award Source:9160227 29th February 1944
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Horse Artillery N Battery Source:7645553
education Royal Military Academy Woolwich United Kingdom Source:9024216
1963
death Not War Related Hartley Witney United Kingdom Source:6174184 Source:9024216 17th June 1963

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Alan Francis
Initials AF
Last Name Brooke
Source 518024
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Horse Artillery N Battery Lieutenant
British Army Royal Horse Artillery N Battery Captain
British Army Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Horse Artillery Eagle Troop
British Army Royal Artillery 2nd Indian Cavalry Division Staff Captain
British Army Royal Field Artillery Bde Maj, 18 Divisional Artillery, Major
British Army General Staff Officer Grade 2 Royal Artillery, Canadian Corps
British Army General Staff Officer Grade 1 Royal Artillery Lieutenant Colonel
British Army 50th Northumbrian Territorial Division
British Army School of Artillery, Larkhill Brigadier
British Army 8th Infantry Brigade (Plymouth)
British Army Inspector of Artillery Major-General
British Army Director of Military Training
British Army Mobile Division, Salisbury Plain
British Army Anti-Aircraft Corps, Stanmore Lieutenant-General
British Army Southern Command
British Army II Corp, British Expeditionary Force
British Army British Expeditionary Force (reconstituted)
British Army Home Forces
British Army Chief of Imperial General Staff
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Order of Suvorov 1st Class Other War Service Award
Order of the Bath, Military Division British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alice Sophia Bellingham mother
Victor Alexander Brooke father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Benita Blanche Pelly wife 7th December 1929
Jane Mary Richardson wife 28th July 1914

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Official Records

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1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Nick27633
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Nick27633

External Evidence

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N Battery War Royal Horse Artillery History43017
Papers and manuscripts of 1st Viscount A.F Alanbrooke Rob23648
The Peerage Beverly42842
London Gazette - 27528 Dean129696
Churchill's Generals Dean129696
London Gazette - 36398 Dean129696

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