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Lance Corporal Reginald Charles Brookes (18758)

10th Bn, The Worcestershire Regiment, 57th Brigade, 19th Division, B.E.F.

Capbadge of the Worcestershire Regiment

Malvern Commemoration: St James West Malvern

Burial/Commemoration: Ovillers Military Cemetary

Nature of Death: Killed in action La Boisselle, The Somme 3/7/1916

Age: 21

Next of Kin: Son of Albert Brookes of Target View, Lower Road, West Malvern

Education: West Malvern School

Reginald Brookes was born on the 22nd April 1895 at Malvern, the son of Albert Brookes. He was educated at West Malvern School from the 5th May 1902 until the 18th December 1908 when he and his family moved to Colwall. He enlisted in the Worcestershire Regiment [1] at Birmingham and was killed at the Battle of the Somme with the 10th Battalion.

West Malvern School Attendance Register: Worcester CRO


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