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ALANBROOKE, FM Alan Francis, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke of Brookeborough (1883-1963)

Obituaries and papers relating to Brooke's death and funeral, 1963, dated 1963-1967

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ALANBROOKE: 7/39/1-8


Papers relating to Brooke's funeral, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, 26 Jun 1963, mainly lists of attendees; galley proof and final versions of order of service; list of senders of floral tributes; press photographs of Brooke's funeral. With press cuttings relating to Brooke, 1963-1964, mainly to his death and funeral; correspondence between Brooke's widow, Benita Blanche Brooke, and Sir Anthony (Richard) Wagner, Garter King of Arms, regarding details of Brooke's entry in records of the College of Arms, 1964; order of service for dedication of memorial to Brooke, Royal Memorial Chapel, Sandhurst, 21 Nov 1965.

8 files



Press cuttings relating to Brooke, mainly notices of his death, tributes, obituaries and retrospective articles on his life and career.

1 file



Journals and magazines containing obituaries of Brooke or notices of his death, comprising Royal Artillery Regimental News, Jul 1963; Journal of the Honourable Artillery Company, vol 40 no 341, Aug 1963; The Eagle (magazine of the Glider Pilot Regimental Association), vol 3 no 17, Autumn 1963; Bird Notes, vol 30 no 8, Autumn 1963; British Schools Exploring Society annual report, 1962-1963, printed in 1963; Corps of Commissionaires annual circular, 1963.

1 file



Letters to Brooke's widow, Benita Blanche Brooke, from family, friends and colleagues, mainly letters of condolence following Brooke's death, Jun 1963. x

4 files


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