Thomas Ralph Brooke, ASC

1879 Jun 14 Born Dublin. Son of Gerald R and Kathleen Maude Brooke

He went to Repton School

1900 Mar 14. 4th Battalion,- the Oxfordshire Light Infantry, Thomas Ralph Brooke, Gent., to be Second Lieutenant.

1901 census at 1st Royal Rifle Reserve Regiment And 4th Oxfordshire Light Infantry Battalions, Portsmouth. He is a Lt.

1902 he appears to have had a daughter Ellen Kathleen Brooke with Ellen Fox, whom he did not marry

1907 May Left OBLI for "financial reasons"

1911 census at Nordrachm Wales, Pendyffryn Hall ,Penmaenmawr . It is a Sanitorium. He is born Castlehurst, Co Dublin

1912 Mar 23. Married Jane Alice Watson Brown (children born 1912 and 1915)

1915 Dec 12 Enlisted

1916 May 15. Army Service Corps. To be temp 2nd Lt Thomas Ralph Brooke (late Lt., Oxf. and Bucks L.I., T.F.).

1917 Nov 15. Promoted - Lt. T R Brooke

1919 Feb 8. RASC. The undermentioned relinquish their commns. on completion of service: — Temp. Lts., and retain the rank of Lt. : — T. R. Brooke.

1920 Sep 18. Lt T R Brooke, Motor Mechanic joined ADRIC with service no 601. I cannot determine how long he remained in ADRIC - there is one word under his name to explain his disappearance but no date "Discharged"

Given that there is nothing else on him, my assumption is that he never turned up.

1921 Census at Caxton, Cambridgeshire. Internal combustion engineer

1930 Jul 4 Sorting out his pension

1933 Jul 18 Died in Dover