From The National Roll of the Great War, 1914-1918
BROOKS, W.J. (M.S.M.), Rifleman, Rifle Brigade.
He joined in June 1916, and in the following October was drafted overseas. During his service in France he fought in the Battles of the Somme, Arras, Vimy Ridge, Cambrai and in the engagements which followed, and was present at the historic entry into Mons on Armistice Day. In August 1918 he was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for sustained good work, and holds in addition the General Service and Victory Medals. He was demobilised in September 1919.
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