Gunner Peter J.G Brett

Gunner Peter J.G. Brett, 69th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. He died on 2nd May 1916, aged 23, in Mesapotamia and is commemorated on the Basra Memorial. He was the eldest son of Patrick and Mrs Emma Brett of 30 Eldred Street, Carlisle and previously of Wellington Cottage, Berwick upon Tweed at which time Mr. Brett was Barrack Warden at the Depot. He had been engaged as an ” observer ” at the time and it had been hoped he was a prisoner of the Turks

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