|1. Grave:||Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport||VII. G. 8.|
|2. Book:||The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918||Pg.117|
|3. Memorial:||The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour||44C GQS|
Awards & Titles:
|Military Cross |
Mentioned in Despatches
Family :Son of David and Mary C. Brocklebank, of Arthur, Ontario.
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit / Ship / Est.: 46/Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)|
|Action : The Battles of the Hindenburg Line and associated actions|
12 September - 12 October 1918. As the momentum of the British advance continued it was clear that the Hindenburg Line defences offered the greatest threat to further advances. It was highly likely that the magnificently engineered defence system would re-establish the status quo of static trench warfare. However a series of magnificent actions at Havrincourt and Epehy paved the way for dramatic crossings of the Canal du Nord and the St Quentin Canal by early October. Both canals had been integrated into the Hindenburg Line system and their capture effectively broke the defensive capability of the system. Soon afterwards the British were attacking at Cambrai (again) and then by mid October were pursuing the Germans to the River Selle.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Richard Eve No. 2772 E.C.||London|
1st February 1918
Joining member of Richard Eve Lodge from Canada (Lodge 494). Records shows "Died of Wounds 20th Sep. 18"
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Founder Researchers : Paul Masters & Mike McCarthy
- Researcher : Bruce Littley