We remember Richard Brooks

We remember Richard Brooks

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Timeline

Timeline

1888
birth Salford United Kingdom Source:5509220 1888
1890
sibling Thomas Brooks Source:5509220 1890
1893
sibling William Brooks Source:5509220 1893
1896
children Herbert Leigh Source:5511674 1896
1896
sibling Margaret Brooks Source:5509220 1896
1897
sibling Selina Brooks Source:5509220 1897
1899
children Annie Leigh Source:5511674 1899
1901
children Mary Leigh Source:5511674 1901
1902
children Harry Leigh Source:5511674 1902
1904
children Margaret Ellen Leigh Source:5511674 1904
1906
children Johnathan Leigh Source:5511674 1906
1908
children Harold Leigh Source:5511674 1908
1911
location 69 Rossal St Pendleton United Kingdom parents address Source:5509220 March 1911
1911
employment CLEANER LOCO DEPT RLY CO Salford United Kingdom Source:5509220 March 1911
1911
dates Age 23 Source:5509220 March 1911
1912
marriage Margaret Ellen Leigh Source:5511674 1912
1915
enlistment Salford United Kingdom Source:5509220 5th January 1915
1916
service British Army Priviate 18537 Manchester Regiment 16th manchest Battalion Source:5509220 March 1916
1916
location 43 Rossall St Pendleton United Kingdom their own address Source:5511674 1916
service British Army Private 18537 Manchester Regiment 21st Battalion Source:7340502
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5509220
1916
death Killed in Action somme France Source:7340502 Source:5509220 1st July 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme Thiepval cemetery northern France France Source:7340502 Source:5509220

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Richard
Initials R
Last Name Brooks
Source 525432
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
43 Rossall St Pendleton United Kingdom their own address known 1916
69 Rossal St Pendleton United Kingdom parents address known March 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 18537 Manchester Regiment 16th manchest Battalion Priviate
British Army 18537 Manchester Regiment 21st Battalion Private
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Herbert Leigh stepson 1896
Annie Leigh stepdaughter 1899
Mary Leigh stepdaughter 1901
Harry Leigh stepson 1902
Margaret Ellen Leigh stepdaughter 1904
Johnathan Leigh stepson 1906
Harold Leigh stepson 1908
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Jane Eastham mother
Richard Brooks father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Thomas Brooks brother 1890
William Brooks brother 1893
Margaret Brooks sister 1896
Selina Brooks sister 1897
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Ellen Leigh wife 1912

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription ian14388
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription ian14388
National Roll of the Great War 1914-1918 Transcription ian14388
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription ian14388
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Joanna19174

No external evidence

Multimedia

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inscription of R Brooks ian14388
Thiepval Memorial Desmond1478
Thiepval Memorial Desmond1478
Centenary of the battle of the Somme. Desmond1478
The Battle of the Somme. Desmond1478

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