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Henry John Allen Brooke

Male 1913 - 2003  (89 years)



  • Name Henry John Allen Brooke  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Birth 21 Oct 1913  Ireland? Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4
    Education abt 1926 - 1931  Wellington College, Crowthorne Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Occupation abt 1939 - 1963  Commander, RN  [4
    Decoration 1945  DSC  [4
    Marriage 21 Dec 1946  St Margaret, Harpsden Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 4
    Lesley Mary Noble,   b. 17 Nov 1916, Chelsea Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Apr 2002, Chichester Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Decoration 1974  MBE  [4
    Residence 2003  Benbow, Bosham Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Death Apr 2003  Chichester Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Notes 
    • Commander Henry John Allen Brooke was educated at Wellington College, Berkshire, England. He fought in the Spanish Civil War between 1937 and 1938, with the Nyon Patrol. He fought in the Second World War, in the Mediterranean, North African Landings, Arctic Convoys and Pacific, and was mentioned in despatches. He gained the rank of Commander in the service of the Royal Navy. He was decorated with the award of Distinguished Service Cross (D.S.C.) in 1945. He was assistant director of Marine Service, Ministry of Defence (Navy Department) between 1961 and 1974. He retired from the military in 1963. He was invested as a Member, Order of the British Empire (M.B.E.) in 1974. He lived in 2003 at Benbow, Bosham, Chichester. [4]
    Person ID I2710  Tatham | Christopher branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2013 

    Father George Cecil Brooke,   b. 30 Dec 1870, Lisnaskea Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1915, Gallipoli, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother 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   [5
    Family ID F0693  Family Group Sheet

    Family Lesley Mary Noble,   b. 17 Nov 1916, Chelsea Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Apr 2002, Chichester Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Marriage 21 Dec 1946  St Margaret, Harpsden Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 4
    • On Dec. 21, 1946, at St. Margaret's Church, Harpsden, Lieutenant-Commander Henry John Alan Brooke, only son of the late Major Cecil Brooke, and of Mrs. Cecil Brooke, Hampton Court Palace, to Lesley Mary Noble, daughter of Captain and Mrs. Eric Noble, of Harpsden Court, Henley-on-Thames.
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Living
    +3. Living
     4. Living
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F0696  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 21 Oct 1913 - Ireland? Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1926 - 1931 - Wellington College, Crowthorne Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 21 Dec 1946 - St Margaret, Harpsden Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 21 Dec 1946 - St Margaret, Harpsden Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2003 - Benbow, Bosham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Apr 2003 - Chichester Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Henley, 4Q1946.

    2. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 27 Dec 1946.

    3. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Chichester, Apr 2003.
      b 21 Oct 1913

    4. [S13] thePeerage.com.

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