Csm E Brooks Vc

WM reference
63573
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

Plot G2 grave 119
Rose Hill Cemetery
Church Cowley Rd
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
England
OS Grid Ref.: SP 537 039
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Grave of VC with small headstone. Regimental badge at the foot of his inscription.

Inscription

TREASURED / MEMORIES OF/ A LOVED HUSBAND/ AND FATHER/ EDWARD BROOKS/ V.C./ COY. SERGT MAJOR/ 2/4 OXFORD & BUCKS L.I./DIED/ JUNE 26TH 1944./ AGED 61 YEARS./ ALSO OF/ HIS BELOVED WIFE/ ELSIE MAY/ DIED/ NOV. 20th 1958/ AGED (?) YEARS/ REUNITED

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 1
Died: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename,age of death,relationships,decorations
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

VC or GC Recipients
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: Undefined
Exact count: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Gravestone
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Undefined
Listed?: No

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

Monuments to Courage: Victoria Cross Headstones and Memorials by David Harvey p.435

Reference

Other website http://www.findagrave.com

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