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    Hi

    Its cold and I am currently snowed in. So I treated myself to a new medal pair.

    Pte J. J. Brookes 28542

    1st Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment

    Killed In Action on 30th August 1918

    Remembered At The Vis-en-artois Memorial France

    I will keep you updated during my reasearch.

    Thanks

    Cameron
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    John J Brookes
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    Hi

    Cheers Ade!

    Any idea why it doesn't mention he was killed? And I also cant find him on the CWGC website?

    Cameron

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    No idea on that one, sorry.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    No idea on that one, sorry.

    Cheers, Ade.
    Hi

    OK Ade, I will see what I can find.

    Cameron

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    Hi

    Bit of an update. I had miss read the name and it is actually Brookes.

    Here he is on the CWGC website:
    CWGC - Casualty Details

    This is what the 1st Battalion was up too during World War One (part of the 4th Division):
    The 4th Division in 1914-1918

    Cameron
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    Name: John James Brookes
    Birth Place: New Bilton, Rugby, Warwicks
    Death Date: 30 Aug 1918
    Death Location: France & Flanders
    Enlistment Location: Rugby Warwicks
    Rank: Private
    Regiment: Royal Warwickshire Regiment
    Battalion: 1st Battalion
    Number: 28542
    Type of Casualty: Killed in action
    Theatre of War: Western European Theatre

    Cameron

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    JJ Brookes,RIP

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    Hi

    I have just found something which truly sent a shiver down my spine. It seems he was not the only one to die that day, and in fact a shocking amount of men were killed from the 1st Battalion on 30th August 1918.

    We Will Remember Them....

    Warwickshire - UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919 - Ancestry.co.uk

    Cameron

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    Hi

    "30th August 1918: 24 men reported missing after a disorganized attack near Remy"

    Cameron

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