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Charles Robert Brooks

67 Oxford Road, Brooklyn

History of 67 Oxford Road


Jospeh Brooks, bricklayer

Wife, cook to Sir Horace and Lady Darwin on Huntingdon Road

Agnes Brooks, daughter [she moved to 59 Oxford Road when she married]


Joseph Brooks, 54, bricklayer, b Lincs

May, 51, b Notts

Agnes Emily, 15, dressmaker’s apprentice, b Cambridge

Charles Robert, 14, gas fitter’s apprentice gas company, b Cambridge

Joseph Herbert, 12, b Cambridge

Charles Robert Brooks: Private G/18122, 7th Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action Friday 29th September 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 20. Born St Luke’s, Cambridge. Son of Joseph and Mary Brooks, of 67, Oxford Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 3663, Suffolk Yeomanry. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11C. See also Cambridge Guildhall and Cambridge St Luke’s (Cambridge Gas Roll of Honour)


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