Florence Selina Brooke1

F, #181361, d. 25 March 1915
Last Edited=5 Feb 2011
     Florence Selina Brooke was the daughter of Sir Henry Brooke, 1st Bt. and Harriet Butler.1 She married Major William James Hall, son of Reverend Savage Hall and Anne O'Brien, on 28 March 1875.1 She died on 25 March 1915.1
     From 28 March 1875, her married name became Hall.1

Child of Florence Selina Brooke and Major William James Hall

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 525. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976 page 545. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Tennessee Celeste Claflin1

F, #181362, d. 18 January 1923
Last Edited=16 Nov 2007
     Tennessee Celeste Claflin was the daughter of Reuben-Buckman Claflin.1 She married Sir Francis Cook, 1st Bt., son of William Cook and Mary Anne Lainson, on 1 October 1885.1 She died on 18 January 1923.1
     From 1 October 1885, her married name became Cook.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 880. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Sir Harry Vesey Brooke1

M, #181363, b. 23 September 1845, d. 11 June 1921
Last Edited=5 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Sir Harry Vesey Brooke was born on 23 September 1845.1 He was the son of Sir Arthur Brinsley Brooke, 2nd Bt. and Hon. Julia Henrietta Anson.1 He married Patricia Moir-Byres, daughter of James Gregory Moir-Byres and Mary Hensleigh, on 9 December 1879.1 He died on 11 June 1921 at age 75.1
     He gained the rank of Captain in the 92nd Gordon Highlanders.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.)1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.)1 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire (K.B.E.) in 1920.1 He lived at Fairley, Countesswells, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandG.1

Children of Sir Harry Vesey Brooke and Patricia Moir-Byres

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 525. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Patricia Moir-Byres1

F, #181364, b. 28 September 1859, d. 25 December 1951
Last Edited=9 Jun 2013
     Patricia Moir-Byres was born on 28 September 1859 at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of James Gregory Moir-Byres and Mary Hensleigh.1,2 She married Sir Harry Vesey Brooke, son of Sir Arthur Brinsley Brooke, 2nd Bt. and Hon. Julia Henrietta Anson, on 9 December 1879.1 She died on 25 December 1951 at age 92.1
     From 9 December 1879, her married name became Brooke.1

Children of Patricia Moir-Byres and Sir Harry Vesey Brooke

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 525. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."

James Gregory Moir-Byres1

M, #181365, b. 17 November 1804, d. 6 November 1881
Last Edited=3 Mar 2014
     James Gregory Moir-Byres was born on 17 November 1804 at Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.2,3 He was the son of John Moir and Katherine Byres.2,3 He married Mary Hensleigh, daughter of Henry Prideaux Hensleigh and Mary Norrington, in 1858.2 He died on 6 November 1881 at age 76.2
     He lived at Tonley, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandG.1

Child of James Gregory Moir-Byres and Mary Hensleigh

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 525. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."
  3. [S6701] Ian Byers, "re: Moir-Byres Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 12 June 2013. Hereinafter cited as "re: Moir-Byres Family."


Captain James Anson Otho Brooke, V.C.1

M, #181366, b. 3 February 1884, d. 29 October 1914
Last Edited=6 Apr 2007
     Captain James Anson Otho Brooke, V.C. was born on 3 February 1884 at Newhills, ScotlandG.1,2 He was the son of Sir Harry Vesey Brooke and Patricia Moir-Byres.1 He died on 29 October 1914 at age 30 at Ypres, BelgiumG, killed in action.1 He was buried at Zantvoorde British Cemetery, BelgiumG.2
     He fought in the First World War.1 He fought in the First Battle of Ypres.3 He gained the rank of Captain in the Gordon Highlanders.1 He was awarded the Victoria Cross (V.C.) on 18 February 1915, posthumously, for his actions on 29 October1914. "At Fayet, while carrying a message from his colonel, he noticed that the Germans were breaking through part of the line. He immediately gathered 100 men around him and led them in a charge against the advancing Germans, saving the situation and a huge number of British lives. He was shot dead during the action."1,3

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 525. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S227] Max Arthur, Symbol of Courage: The men behind the medal (London, U.K.: Pan Books, 2004), page 634. Hereinafter cited as Symbol of Courage.
  3. [S227] Max Arthur, Symbol of Courage, page 195.

Colonel Arthur Brooke1

M, #181367, b. 13 February 1886, d. 13 April 1952
Last Edited=19 Jan 2006
     Colonel Arthur Brooke was born on 13 February 1886.1 He was the son of Sir Harry Vesey Brooke and Patricia Moir-Byres.1 He married Aimée Isabella White, daughter of Richard Charles Brooman White, on 15 July 1913.1 He died on 13 April 1952 at age 66.1
     He was awarded the Durbar Medal in 1911.1 He fought in the First World War, where he was severely wounded.1 He gained the rank of Colonel in the Indian Army.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.)1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.)1

Children of Colonel Arthur Brooke and Aimée Isabella White

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 525. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Aimée Isabella White1

F, #181368
Last Edited=19 Jan 2006
     Aimée Isabella White is the daughter of Richard Charles Brooman White.1 She married Colonel Arthur Brooke, son of Sir Harry Vesey Brooke and Patricia Moir-Byres, on 15 July 1913.1
     From 15 July 1913, her married name became Brooke.1

Children of Aimée Isabella White and Colonel Arthur Brooke

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 525. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Victor Harry Brooke1

M, #181369, b. 3 August 1914, d. 18 November 1939
Last Edited=19 Jan 2006
     Victor Harry Brooke was born on 3 August 1914.1 He was the son of Colonel Arthur Brooke and Aimée Isabella White.1 He died on 18 November 1939 at age 25, killed on active service.1
     He was with the Colonial Police Force.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 525. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Major Basil Arthur Brooke1

M, #181370, b. 27 August 1917, d. 25 December 1992
Last Edited=2 Apr 2017
     Major Basil Arthur Brooke was born on 27 August 1917.1 He was the son of Colonel Arthur Brooke and Aimée Isabella White.1 He married, firstly, Moira Allison Balmain, daughter of Colonel James Alexander Stewart Balmain, on 2 February 1946.1 He married, secondly, Jane Lane in 1968.1 He died on 25 December 1992 at age 75 at East Lavant, Chichester, Sussex, England.1,2
     He was educated at Trinity College, Glenalmond, Perthshire, ScotlandG.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the Gordon Highlanders.1 He fought in the Second World War.1 He gained the rank of Major in the 15th/19th King's Royal Hussars.1 He was awarded the Military Cross (M.C.)1

Children of Major Basil Arthur Brooke and Moira Allison Balmain

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 525. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S266] World War II Unit Histories - Officers, online http://www.unithistories.com/units_index/default.asp?file=../officers/personsx.html. Hereinafter cited as World War II Unit Histories - Officers.