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BROOKS E.M.

BROOKS E.M.

Private 97442 Edward Mosedale Brooks

1st/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts. and Derby Regiment)

Killed in action on the 12th July 1918 in the France and Flanders Campaign aged 19 years.

Private Brooks is buried in the Fouquieres Churchyard Extension, Pas de Calais, France in Grave 111.H.5 . The gravestone inscription is 'GOD WITH HIS CLEARER VISION SAW HE WAS READY FOR A LARGER MINISTRY'.

Son of Arthur Edward and Margaret Elizabeth Brooks, brother to Margaret Hilda Brooks and Walter Peel Brooks and living in Rothley Road, Mountsorrel.

Named on War Memorial, Parish Church Triptych Roll of Honour and Mountsorrel War Memorial.

Casualty Form showing that Private Brooks, 38938 Leicestershire Regiment was wounded in April 1917 and sent back to England. He returned to France having been transferred to the 1st/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters.

Final entry in the Casualty Form 'Killed in Action 12.7.18'

Personal effects returned to his family

War Gratuity paid to his mother Margaret Elizabeth Brooks

Private 97442 Edward Mosedale Brooks

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