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George Cecil Brooke

Male 1870 - 1915  (44 years)



  • Name George Cecil Brooke  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 30 Dec 1870  Lisnaskea Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3
    Education abt 1883 - 1888  Wellington College, Crowthorne Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 3
    Education abt 1888 - 1890  Sandhurst Find all individuals with events at this location ; Royal Military College  [2
    Occupation abt 1895 - 1915  Army Officer, 1st Battn, Border Regiment  [2
    Marriage 23 May 1912  Ireland? Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Barbara Allen,   b. est 1889, Ireland? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1979 
    Post/Rank/Title bef 1915  Major  [2
    Residence - 1915  Hampton Court Palace Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Death 28 Apr 1915  Gallipoli, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location ; Cause: Killed in action  [2, 3, 4
    Burial 28 Apr 1915  Pink Farm Cemetery, Helles, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Probate 23 Sep 1915  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; 1,988  [4
    • Brooke George Cecil of Hampton Court Palace Middlesex died 30 April 1915 at the Dardanelles on active service Probate London 23 September to Francis Hall [brother-in-law] major in His Majesty's Army. Effects 1988. [NPC]
    Notes 
    • George Cecil Brooke: Major, 1st Bn, Border Regiment. Mentioned in Despatches. Died 28/04/1915 age 44. Son of the late Brig. Gen. Henry Francis Brooke, of Ashbrooke, Brookeborough, Co. Fermanagh, and of Mrs. Henry Brooke, of Hampton Court Palace; husband of Barbara Brooke, of Hampton Court Palace. Educated at Wellington College and R.M.C., Sandhurst. Served in the Waziristan Expedition, 1895 (Medal with Clasp); Malakand Expedition, 1897-8 (Medal with Clasp); Siege of Tientsin and Relief of Pekin (Medal with Clasp); attached as Adjutant to the Chinese Regt. and qualified in the Chinese Language, 1900-03. Acted as Adjutant of Militia and Special Reserve of the Lancashire Fusiliers Depot, Bury, 1907-10. [Commonwealth War Graves Commission]
    Person ID I2704  Tatham | Christopher branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2012 

    Father Henry Francis Brooke,   b. 03 Aug 1836, Fermanagh Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1880, Kandahar, Afghanistan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Ann Isabella Christopher,   b. abt 1847, NW Province, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1927, Fareham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Marriage 11 Mar 1865    [5
    Family ID F0674  Family Group Sheet

    Family Barbara Allen,   b. est 1889, Ireland? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1979  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Marriage 23 May 1912  Ireland? Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Children 
    +1. Henry John Allen Brooke,   b. 21 Oct 1913, Ireland? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 2003, Chichester Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F0693  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 30 Dec 1870 - Lisnaskea Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1883 - 1888 - Wellington College, Crowthorne Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - Royal Military College - abt 1888 - 1890 - Sandhurst Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 23 May 1912 - Ireland? Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 23 May 1912 - Ireland? Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 1915 - Hampton Court Palace Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Cause: Killed in action - 28 Apr 1915 - Gallipoli, Turkey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 28 Apr 1915 - Pink Farm Cemetery, Helles, Turkey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 1,988 - 23 Sep 1915 - London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Lisnaskea, 1871.
      Ireland, Civil Registration Births Index

    2. [S34] Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

    3. [S62] The Family of Christopher and some others.

    4. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    5. [S13] thePeerage.com.