Brooks, Gordon B. (P2, C1, L12)
Technical Sergeant 5 Gordon B. Brooks was born 21 March 1918, in Clay County, Tennessee. He joined the Kentucky National Guard’s Headquarters Troops, 123rd Cavalry on 2 September 1936, at Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky. His unit would be re-designated Battery B, 106th Separate Battalion, Coast Artillery, (Anti-Aircraft) in 1940. PFC Brooks was induced into federal service on 6 January 1941. He died on 2 April 1945, in Germany, when a motor vehicle in which he was riding overturned. He is buried in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery, Glasgow, Kentucky.