"BROOKS, JAMES S., ABLE SEAMAN"
BROOKS, Able Seaman, JAMES SMITH,
H.M.S. Neptune. Royal Navy. 19th December 1941. Age 30.
Son of William and Annie Smith Brooks, of Glasgow;
Husband of Elizabeth McGhee Brooks, of Glasgow. James Brooks' body was found floating near Misurata harbour on about 28th December 1941 - some 90 miles East of where they abandoned ship. He was probably on another carley raft with several of his seaman colleagues and died before reaching shore.
Row 5. D. 13. (Tripoli War Cemetery, Libya)
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