Brooks Albert Warrant Officer Class II 4270112

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Name Brooks Albert
Army number 4270112
Rank Warrant Officer Class II
Decorations None known.
Date of birth Research suggests birth registered Q4 1915, Sculcoates, Yorkshire East Riding.
Age 27 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted to the 9th Battalion. Served B.E.F.? Served Malaya. DIED whilst a prisoner in Japanese hands 3/8/1943 (Regimental Orders state 4/8/1943 as the date of death).
Company/Battery W Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Company Sergeant Major.
Joined Brigade
Promotions WOII
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Yes - taken prisoner at Singapore 15/2/1942 when the force was surrendered.
Died/Killed in action DIED of Cholera 3/8/1943 and was buried, by Reverend C F Davidson, initially in Kanburi Paper Mill (Base Hospital), Grave 130, Kanchanaburi, Siam. Re-interred 19/1/1946 in Grave 2.G.13. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery.
Home address Son of John and Rachel Brooks. Husband of Sarah Eva Brooks, of York. Wife lived at 27, Brunswick Street, The Mount, York.
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