Col Mark Brooke

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Col Mark Brooke

  • Birth 27 Aug 1876 South Carolina, USA
  • Death 5 Apr 1935 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Sec: 3, Site: 4594
  • Memorial ID 49220105

Col Mark Brooke died in Walter Reed General Hospital.During the war he commanded for several months the Thirty-third Regiment of Engineers at Brest.He was one of the army engineering officers who worked of the Panama Canal.Born in Columbia,South Carolina on August 27,he graduated from Harverford College and from the United States Military Academy in 1902.Stationed in Panama in 1903 and 1904 at at Camp Columbia,Cuba,in 1907.He then became assistant instructor of practical military engineering at West Point.Before the United States entered the World War he was in the Philippine Islands for two years.From July 12,1918,to July 31,1919,after relinquishing command of the Thirty-third Engineers,he was section engineer in charge of construction of wharves,docks,railroads,water supply aystem and camps in and around Brest.After the war he was instruetor of the Command and General Staff School,a member of the general staff and division engineer for the Gulf at New Orleans.he retired in 1932.A graduate of the School of the Line,General Staff School and the Army War College.


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  • Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 5 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49220105
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Mark Brooke (27 Aug 1876–5 Apr 1935), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49220105, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by John C. Anderson (contributor 47208015) .