BROOKS, Richard

Worcestershire. 04 June 1916

Richard Brooks was the son of Mr Brooks of 65 Enville Street, Stourbridge, and attended Enville Street Council School. Before 1914 he was employed at Foster's Ironworks and was married to Florence with three children. He volunteered, probably in 1914, and enlisted in the Worcesters. He went to Gallipoli with the 4th Battalion where he was seriously wounded in the temple. He returned to Britain and was discharged from the army in May . However, his injuries remained and he died in the Corbett Hospital on the 4th June 1916. Private Richard Brooks was 25 years of age and was buried with full military honours in Stourbridge Cemetery (O 122) and is commemorated on the Stourbridge, St. Thomas's church and former Enville Street School Memorials.

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Stourbridge Mary Stevens Park

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Mary Stevens Park, Stourbridge, West Midlands, United Kingdom

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