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George Brooks
Born 1887
Radcliffe, England
Died 8 November 1918 (aged 30–31)[1]
Bihécourt, France[2]

George Harold Brooks (1887 – 8 November 1918) was an English professional football half back and centre forward who played in the Football League for Derby County, Manchester City and Bury.[3]

Personal life[]

Brooks served as a lance corporal in the York and Lancaster Regiment during the First World War and died of wounds at 5th Casualty Clearing Station in Bihécourt, Picardy, France on 8 November 1918,[4] three days before the armistice.[2] He was buried in Maubeuge (Sous-le-Bois) Cemetery.[1]

Honours[]

Derby County

  • Football League Second Division: 1914–15[2]

Career statistics[]

Club Season League FA Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Manchester City 1910–11[5] First Division 1 0 0 0 1 0
1911–12[6] 2 1 0 0 2 1
Total 3 1 0 0 3 1
Derby County 1914–15[7] Second Division 33 0 1 0 34 0
Career total 36 1 1 0 37 1

References[]

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