Francis James Brooks
Merchant Navy. British
Roster information listed for Francis James Brooks
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Allende||Steam merchant||Cabin Boy||17 Mar 1942||U-68|
Son of Phyllis Brooks, of Newport. Francis James Brooks was interned by the Vichy French authorities after the sinking of Allende, released after four months and arrived in Bathurst on 16 July 1942. He was taken to Freetown from where he was repatriated to the UK aboard the Highland Monarch on 30 July.