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Howard Arthur BROOKS

Male 1892 - 1921  (29 years)


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  • Name Howard Arthur BROOKS  [1
    Born 4 Jan 1892  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Howard, son of James and Charlotte BROOKS, born 6 Jan 1892, baptized 8 Jul 1892.
    Christened 8 Jul 1892  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 1915  [3
    • Howard served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, 47th Battalion, during World War 1. He signed his attestation papers on 1 September 1915, in Vernon, British Columbia. He gave his full name as Howard Arthur BROOKS, born Murray Harbour, P.E.I.; his mother, Charlotte M. BROOKS, living at 544 8th. Ave., W. Vancouver, was identified as his next of kin. His date of birth was given as 4 January 1892; and his trade was that of a painter. He was single, age 23 yrs. 8 months, 5 ft. 7 in. tall, medium complexion, and had brown eyes. He was a Presbyterian. His certificate of medical examination was completed on 2 September 1915 and he was deemed fit for service.
    Address 1921  [4
    1465 Broadway West, Vancouver, British Columbia 
    • Address at the time of Howard's death on 7 May 1921.
    Commemoration
    • Howard A. BROOKS is commemorated on page 555 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.
    Died 7 May 1921  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Cause: Tubercular meningitis 
    • Howard A. BROOKS, age 29, born Prince Edward Island, died in Vancouver, British Columbia on 7 May 1921; buried 9 May 1921. Death attributed to tubercular meningitis. Dr. Strinbein. Religion: Presbyterian. (Burial register)

      Howard A. BROOKS: Son of James Henry BROOKS, of Murray Harbour South, Prince Edward Island, and Charlotte Machon BROOKS, of 1465 Broadway West, Vancouver. (Website)
    Buried 9 May 1921  Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    • Memorial Inscription: 629489 Private Howard A. BROOKS, 47 Battn. CEF. 7th May 1921. "We will meet him bye and bye". Buried at Jones 2 Addition, Block 45, Plot 23, Lot 2.
    Notes 
    • He was a W.W. I veteran. [8]
    Person ID I806  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2014 

    Father James Henry BROOKS,   b. 4 Jun 1855, White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1938, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Charlotte Machon BREHAUT,   b. 22 Mar 1861, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1946, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 9 Apr 1881  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10
    • Married at the Methodist Parsonage, Montague, on the 9th, inst, by Rev. E. Bell, Mr. James H. BROOKS of Murray Harbour South, to Miss Charlotte M. BREHAUT, of the same place. [9]
    Address 1911  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Family ID F78  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    BROOKS
    BROOKS

    629489
    PRIVATE HOWARD A. BROOKS
    47 Battn. CEF
    7th May 1921
    "We will meet him bye and bye"


  • Sources 
    1. [S90] BROOKS Family History (original / unsourced), Mildred Winona Brooks; Janet Crowder; one anonymous contributor, (1963 and 1975).

    2. [S61] BROOKS Family History, Doug Stobbs, (2002).

    3. [S121] Attestation Paper, Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force, (original images online at Canadian Archives.).

    4. [S162] Website.

    5. [S299] Burial Register: Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, British Columbia.

    6. [S291] Archives: British Columbia Archives.

    7. [S107] Memorial inscription.

    8. [S676] Personal communication.

    9. [S174] Master Name Index, Public Archives and Records Office of P.E.I.

    10. [S41] BROOKS Family History, Donna Collings.

    11. [S308] Census of Canada, 1911, (1 June 1911).


  

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