Henry Clive Rooke & Claude Eugene Rooke

HENRY CLIVE ROOKE & CLAUD EUGENE ROOKE

This post was written by Victoria Doran

Two brothers, both Lieutenants in the King’s Own Scottish Borderers, from a well off family with Swiss origins, only moved to the area shortly before the war, though the family had several family connections with north west Wirral.

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Herbert Spencer

HERBERT SPENCER   written by Linda Trim.

Young gardener who joined the  Cheshire Regiment  was killed in fighting on the Somme, along with other members of the Church Lads Brigade from West Kirby.

 

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Wrenbury War memorial

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