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The Diary!

Sgt Bernard Joseph Brookes

'Queen's Westminster Rifles' 1914/1915


The Original pages can be viewed HERE

The Original Pictures and other clippings are HERE



For 'Word' version (No extra pictures) click BJB DIARY s.DOC (2.3 MB)

For 'pdf' version click BJB DIARY.pdf  (8.5 MB)

For 'pdf' version (No extra pictures) click Diary ebooks\Notes from my Diary - Sergeant B J BROOKES.prc  (850 KB)


Or for a Kindle Diary ebooks\NOTES COMPLETED FROM MY DIARY A - Sergeant Bernard Joseph Brookes.prc  (8.2 MB)  EPUB  MOBI

For 'Kindle' version (No extra pictures) click BJB DIARY s.prc  (650 KB)  EPUB  MOBI


My Aunt has produced a Paperback version of the diary which incorporates 58 captioned images
into the text and includes the footnotes pencilled by my grandfather in 1939. It has a foreword by
Lieutenant General Sir John Kiszely KCB MC, past-president of The Royal British Legion.


Book                             Kindle


 iBookstore   NOOK  Other eBook

Proceeds from this sale will be donated to the Royal British Legion 




This BLOG is a great link to the experiences shared in my Grandfather's Diary



BBC World War site!



The ‘Liverpool Scottish’ shared the journey in the

SS MAIDEN with the ‘Queens Westminster’s’.

Their museum web site is a real gem!




Barbara Chapman is the Leverstock Green Local Historian,

 the QWR were billeted here at the beginning of the FWW. 




This is another excellent site about the soldiers who fought at Hooge / Bellewaarde on 16th June 1915




The Imperial War Museums



A site for helping veterens with Addiction problems




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