Brookes, Ted

First name/s: Ted
Last name: Brookes
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Life at Ruskin

Dates at Ruskin:1913 – 4

Source of funding: West Riding County Council

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Life after Ruskin


Work: Joined the Lancashire and Yorkshire Regiment in August 1914 and was transferred to the Anson Battalion of the Royal Naval Division and was drafted to the Dardanelles.

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Place & date of death:Alexandria – died of sunstroke contracted in Gallipoli

Date of death: 22/07/1915
Year of death: 1915

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Drawn from The Ruskin Collegian vol 5 no 3 September 1915 as cited in Alan Shepherd The Ruskin College Fellowship and the First World War


Hilda Kean

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