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George Peter Leo Brockie

Rank: Sergeant
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Alternative Address: Longford town; 14 Gateley Road, Brixton, London.
Census 1901:
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.

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.

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