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Henry Maxwell "Maxwell" BROOKS

Male 1896 - 1944  (48 years)


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  • Name Henry Maxwell "Maxwell" BROOKS  [1
    Nickname Maxwell 
    Born 14 Apr 1896  White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Christened 26 Sep 1899  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • He was baptized by Rev. Wm. L. Matthews.
    Gender Male 
    Commemoration
    • He is commemorated in the Second World War Book of Remembrance, pg. 259. Henry Maxwell BROOKS is recorded on the Roll of Honour Monument, English Church Cemetery, Murray Harbour, P.E.I.
    Military Service
    • He was a Lance Corporal in the North Nova Scotia Highlanders, R.C.I.C. during the Second World War.
    Died 25 Jul 1944  France Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Buried Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery, Bretteville-Sur-Laize, Calvados, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Grave / Memorial Reference: III. A. 11.

      In Memory of / Lance Corporal HENRY M. BROOKS / F/60239, North Nova Scotia Highlanders, R.C.I.C. / who died age 48 / on 25 July 1944 / Son of Charles Y. and Harriet Isobel Brooks, of White Sands, Prince Edward Island. / Remembered with honour / BRETTEVILLE-SUR-LAIZE CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY

      Henry Maxwell BROOKS is recorded on the Roll of Honour Monument, English Church Cemetery, Murray Harbour, P.E.I.
    Notes 
    • (Medical):See attached sources. [5]
    Person ID I930  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2009 

    Father Charles Young BROOKS,   b. 24 Oct 1865, White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1950, White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Harriet Isabel WHITE,   b. 13 Mar 1869, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1944, White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 16 Jul 1890  Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    • Charles Young BROOKS, White Sands, Lot 64 and Miss Hattie Isabella WHITE, married on 16 July 1890, by Rev. M. Campbell. Witnesses: John BISHOP and Katie CAMPBELL. [7]
    Address 1901  Lot 64, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address 1911  White Sands, Lot 64, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F213  Group Sheet

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    Murray Harbour Memorial
    Murray Harbour Memorial
    H. Maxwell BROOKS

    Headstones
    BROOKS
    BROOKS

    F.60239 L.CPL
    H.M. BROOKS

    The North Nova Scotia
    Highlanders
    25th July 1944 Age 48
    Greater love
    Hath no man than this
    That a man lay down
    His life for his friends.


    In Memory of
    LANCE CORPORAL HENRY M. BROOKS
    F/60239, North Nova Scotia Highlanders, R.C.I.C.
    who died age 48
    on 25 July 1944
    Son of Charles Y. and Harriet Isobel Brooks, of White Sands, Prince Edward Island
    Remembered with honour
    BRETTEVILLE-SUR-LAIZE CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY


  • Sources 
    1. [S41] BROOKS Family History, Donna Collings.

    2. [S286] Register: Murray Harbour, P.E.I., 1792-1969, United Church of Canada. Murray Harbour, Murray River Charge; Murray Harbour Circuit; Presbyterian Church in Canada., (Microfilmed by the Public Archives of Prince Edward Island, 1977. FHL film 1630123.).

    3. [S162] Website.

    4. [S173] Cemetery Transcripts, Murray Harbour South, Cardigan Group, Young Canada Works Project, (P.E.I.G.S., 1979).

    5. [S28] Website: The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (www.cwgc.org).

    6. [S239] Archives: Provincial Archives and Records Office of P.E.I.

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

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

    9. [S53] Census of Canada, 1901, (31 March 1901).

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


  

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