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Roy Melvin Brooks
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Birth: Nov. 14, 1918, USA
Death: Aug. 28, 1944
Brest
Departement du Finistère
Bretagne, France

T/SGT Brooks was killed in action in Brest, France, while serving with Company G, 23rd Infantry, 2nd Infantry Division. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster and Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Isham Achilles Brooks (1888 - 1947)
  Nannie Cassie Carter Brooks (1897 - 1971)
 
 Siblings:
  Jessie Lee Brooks Davenport (1915 - 1999)*
  Minnie Ola Brooks Henderson (1917 - 2001)*
  Roy Melvin Brooks (1918 - 1944)
  John Edward Brooks (1921 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
TEXAS
SSGT CO G 23 INF 2 DIV
WORLD WAR II
 
Burial:
West Hill Cemetery
Sherman
Grayson County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Paula J
Record added: Jun 18, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8949314
Roy Melvin Brooks
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Roy Melvin Brooks
Added by: C. L. Hines
 
Roy Melvin Brooks
Added by: C. L. Hines
 
 
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Honoring a World War II Army Veteran who was KILLED in ACTION.
- CWO Tony Held, MPC, U.S.Army (Ret)
 Added: Jun. 26, 2010
 
 
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