1914-15 Star, (2. Lieut. L’Pool. R.). Captain J.N.H. Brooke, The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) R.F.C. R.A.F. GVF/EF


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John North Hewlett Brooke died in service on 6th June 1942 aged 45 and is buried in Haresfield (St Peter) Churchyard. With quantity of copied research, he was commissioned in 8th (Liverpool Irish) Bn 26.10.1914, landed France 1.5.1915, promoted Lieut 12.7.1915, seconded to MGC, appointed to RFC School of Aerial Gunnery as Asst Instructor 6.2.1917, promoted Capt 7.6.1917, appointed Flg Off 2.1.1918, joined 91 Sqn on completion of pilot training 9.10.1918, slightly injured as pilot of FE2b which crashed at Kenley 1.3.1919, relinquished commission 1.5.1919, granted temp commission with Electrical Services Works Co, relinquished commission 31.3.1927, commissioned RAFVR Admin & Special Duties Branch 4.12.1939, transferred to Technical Branch 24.4.1940, promoted Flt Lt 21.81940. He died at the Plough Inn, Quedgeley, shortly after he had cycled there at the conclusion of a cricket match and it was believed he had been struck by a ball during the match.