Brookes, Albert Edwin –

Son of Edwin and Sarah Ann Brookes, of 73, Bolton Road, Walkden, Lancashire. Of 1045, Gerrard Street East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, returned to England with his child after being widowed shortly before the war. Enlisted June 1916. Wounded 12/04/1917 by gunshot in the right shoulder and back.

Personal details

  • Surname: Brookes
  • Forename: Albert Edwin
  • Date of birth: November 25th, 1886
  • Birth place: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 12th Battalion, Canadian Light Infantry.
  • Service number: 225117
  • Regiment: Canadian Imperial Forces
  • Enlistment date: June 13th, 1916 - 1916-06-13
  • Enlistment location: Shorncliffe Canadian Camp, Kent
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 27/04/1917

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