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George Peter Leo Brockie

Rank: Sergeant
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Alternative Address: 14 Gateley Road, Brixton, London.
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Census 1911: 1911 Census of England & Wales, 14 Gateley Rd., Brixton, London
Regiment/Unit: Connaught Rangers, 5th Battalion
Regiment Number: 700
Date of Death: 10-09-1915
Cause: Wounds, at Holloway Hospital as a result of Gallipoli
Memorial: Kensal Green (St. Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery, London.
Information: George was born c28 April 1878 in Clontarf, Dublin. He prior to enlistment he lived in Longford and London, where he worked as a book-keeper. Sgt Brockie enlisted in the army in London. He died of wounds attained at Gallipoli, possibly at the Great Northern Hospital at Holloway, London; his next-of-kin were his brothers Frank and Harry (Henry) and his sister Mary.
Parents Names: Son of George Brockie and Rose (née Cox), Clontarf, Co. Dublin
Notes: In 1911 he was boarding in Brixton in a furnished 1st floor room, with a number of other men including a law clerk, auctioneer and a vaudeville actor called Albert Leopold Bywaters. At that time he was working at a book-keeper at a clothing warehouse. By 1901, George's brother Harry and sister Mary appears to have been living with their aunt and uncle Mary and Michael Gunn at Doonahaha, Co. Roscommon.
Links: www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2906011/BROCKIE,%20GEORGE

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