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Henry Tom Brooks, Chief Officer, HK Fire Brigade 1922-1937

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1923

In 1922 Henry Tom Brooks was appointed to the position of Superintendent of the Hong Kong Fire Brigade. His task was to modernize the fire service in Hong Kong which was considerably out of date.

Henry Tom BROOKS [1880-1940]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
BROOKS
Given: 
Henry Tom
Birth
Date: 
c.1880-06-12 (Day is approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Highworth
Death
Date: 
1940-03-06
Cause of death: 
Heart Attack

In 1922 Henry Tom Brooks was appointed to the position of Superintendent of the Hong Kong Fire Brigade. His task was to modernize the fire service in Hong Kong which was considerably out of date.

Birthplace (country): 

Roland Henry John BROOKS (aka Ron) [1910-1970]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Brooks
Given: 
Roland Henry John
Alias / nickname: 
Ron
Birth
Date: 
1910-06-09
Birthplace (town, state): 
London
Death
Date: 
1970-06-14

Roland Henry John Brooks (Ron), Deputy Chief Office of the Hong Kong Fire Brigade, was one of the few to be awarded the King's Police and Fire Brigade Medal for gallantry. 

Birthplace (country): 
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