Brooks, Percy –

Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Brooks, of 39, Topp Street, Farnworth, Lancashire. Enlisted October 1914, Private PLY/563(S), Plymouth Division, Royal Marine Light Infantry, and also served as Private PO/737(S) in the Portsmouth Division. Served in the Dardanelles.

Personal details

  • Surname: Brooks
  • Forename: Percy
  • Date of birth: February 26th, 1895
  • Birth place: Little Hulton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Second Corporal
  • Unit: Chatham Division.
  • Service number: CH/1321
  • Regiment: Royal Marine Light Infantry
  • Enlistment date: October 29th, 1914 - 1914-10-29
  • Enlistment location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: St / V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


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

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 20/08/1915
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 5h*
  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 20/08/1915

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