WW1 Medal Groups
group to Brooks R.N from Wakefield
Jesse Howard Brooks,
1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal, (SS. 5303. J.H. BROOKS. A.B. R.N.), Royal Fleet Reserve Long Service and good conduct Medal Gv, (SS. 5303 (PO B 10852) J H BROOKS A.B. R.F.R.), 1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star, 1939-45 War Medal.
Born 1896 in Wakefield.
1915 enlists in Royal Navy
1915 on board the Andes.
1917 on board the Skale.
1920 joins the Royal Fleet Reserve.
1931 awarded his L.S.G.C. medal.
Would appear to have joined the Merchant Navy at some point WW2 medals not confirmed.
Died 1975 at the Rising Sun Hotel, Stanley. Photo of headstone included.