Parents Charles and Rosina Ann (nee Drinkwater)
Charles was a glover
Siblings Charles was the only son of Charles and Rosina Ann.
Sisters Ellen, Rose and Louisa.
The family lived at 179 Back Lane, Woodstock 1901 Census.
Charles was the Husband of Rosetta Emma Robinson. They married at Bampton, Oxfordshire in 1913; their son Charles Frederick was born July 29th 1916.
They lived in Oxford Street, in 1918 when he was on the absent voter's list.
Regiment: 8th Battalion Princess Charlotte of Wales's ( Royal Berkshire Reg)
Died of wounds 25th August 1918 aged 30
Charles is buried in a Commonwealth War Grave Dauors Communal Cemetery Extension.
Total identified casualties 1230 Inscription reads WITH CHRIST WHICH IS FAR BETTER.
Charles also has a family grave stone in Hensington Cemetery which reads, CHARLES BROOKS O.B.L.I. DIED OF WOUNDS 25TH AUGUST 1918 AGED 30 BURIED IN DAUORS CEMETERY FRANCE
Photos from the Brooks family collection, Ancestry, 'Photos credit of CWGC'. Commonwealth War Grave Commission, Local Collection, Woodstock (Parish Magazine) Oxfordshire County Museum, SOFO, Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock, Local Historian Patricia Crutch.