J R Brooks, ASC

1900 Born . Army give 22 when he died

Attested Woolwich

1922 Apr 26. Brooks was ordered to HQ of 17th Infantry Brigade at 09.45 as the driver of a car for Intelligence purposes

1922 Apr 26. 4 British Soldiers were picked up by the I.R.A. at Dick William's Hotel in Macroom, County Cork. The three Officers had left Ballincollig Barracks and were driven by a Private from the Royal Army Service Corps (Motor Transport), and they had a Newfoundland dog with them. They were arrested by the IRA and on the evening of the 29th of April the three officers and the private were taken to Kilgobnet a few miles west of Macroom and shot.

Said to be a Catholic in the newspaper reports

Kilgobnet Killings