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Major-General Edward Thomas Brooke 54,380

  • Born: 1836, Ireland
  • Died: 6 December 1909, 65 Wynnstay Gardens, London aged 73

bullet  General Notes:

From The Times, December 8, 1909

Major-General E.T. Brooke died at his residence 65, Wynnstay-gardens,
W., on Monday evening, of inflammation of the lungs, which followed a
severe attack of influenza.
Major-General Edward Thomas Brooke was a son of the Rev. R. Sinclair
Brooke, of the Mariner's Church, Kingstowne, Ireland, and a younger
brother of the Rev. Stopford A. Brooke. He joined the Royal Engineers
at the close of the Crimean War, but saw active service for the first
time in the Maori War of 1863-64. He was twice mentioned in
despatches, and received his brevet of major for his services at the
battle of Rangiriri, where he was wounded. He was then the youngest
major in the Service. He was in the Transvaal at the time of the
annexation of that country by Sir T. Shepstone, and hoisted the
British flag at Pretoria on that occasion. Under Captain Fowke, R.E.,
he had superintended the building of the great Exhibition of 1862 on
the site of the present Victoria and Albert Museum. He retired in


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census UK 1901: 1901, 65 Wynnstay Gardens, London.

2. Resided: 6 December 1909, 65 Wynnstay Gardens, London. 13

3. He had an estate probated on 11 February 1910 in London. 13

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