Lance Corporal Harold Brook

18 Jun 1944

Harold Brook was born in Rochdale and lived in Lancashire. He enlisted in the Grenadier Guards and volunteered for airborne forces.

L/Corporal Brook successfully completed parachute training and was posted to 1st Special Air Service Regiment, Army Air Corps, and took part in Operation Overlord (D day landings).

L/Cpl Brook was killed in action on 18 June 1944, aged 25, and is commemorated on the Bayeux Memorial to the missing.

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