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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Oxford
Town
Oxford
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63573
Current location

Plot G2 grave 119
Rose Hill Cemetery
Church Cowley Rd
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 537 039
Denomination: Undefined

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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
Commemorations
  • 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
  • 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
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Monuments to Courage: Victoria Cross Headstones and Memorials by David Harvey p.435
  • Other website www.findagrave.com

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