First served in France from 2nd October 1915, some notes with the group show attached to the 59th North Midland Division. Original diary believed to be held at the Imperial War Museum collection, copies of some pages with the group. He served 15 casualty clearing station R.A.M.C., June 1916, and with the 23rd Brigade R.F.A. (3rd Division) June/ September 1916. Looks like a medical board report of his as 30th September 1916, Nerve Ischemia, Silver War Badge issued 15.5.1917. BROCKINGTON, Alfred Allen 'Univ. of Lon. B.A. (ist cl. Engl. Hist. Lang, and Lit.) 1891. Ph.D. 1931- Bp's Univ. Lennox, M.A. 1898. d 1898, p 1899 B. and W. C. of Em. Ch. Weston-s.-Mare, 1898-99; Weston-s.-Mare 1899-1900; Twerton-on- Avon 1900-01 ; Mells, Somt. 1901-03 ; V. of Chilcompton 1903-05 ; C. of St. M. Taunton, 1905-11 ; V. of Carhampton vi Rodhuish 1911-15 ; T.C.F. 1915- 19 ; C. of All SS. Runcorn, Dio. Ches. from 1930. Served France from 02.10.1915. Silver War Badge A List 215. Address 1922 Castle Hill, Brockworth, Glouc.87, Canning-street, Liverpool. Died 4.7.1938 and his obituary states he was educated at King Edwards School, Aston and Masons College. In 1898 he obtained his M.A. at Bishops University, Canada and in 1931 (at the age of 59) he obtained a PHD, (London) for his thesis 'Browning and the 20th century' from 1908 he was lecturer on English Lit at Cambridge University board of extra mural studies, after teaching in England and Canada he became headmaster Brynmelyn School, Weston Super Mare (1896), where he taught Sir Arthur Eddington, who wrote of him, his return to be headmaster of the school, meant the transformation of those wearisome school hours devoted to English into a time of joy and revolution. AUTHOR, The Seven Signs ; The Parables of the Way, 1904 ; Old Testament Miracles in the Light of the Gospel, 1907 ; The Mark of His Calling,1911 ; The Nazarene, 1921 ; Common Epiphany,1923 ; Gabriel A Little Biography of an Angel,1923 ; Fools' Sojourning, 1926. Died West Kirby 04.07.1938 Sold with a good resume of his career and many notes from various sources, some photocopies of notes he appeared to make at some time, copied M.I.C., research and a photograph.