Head clerk for the Canadian Pacific Railway based in Chicago, Sept 1918 tries to enlist U S forces but unsuccessful, enlists Canadian forces Oct 1918. 2771168 Canadian Expeditionary Force. b 1881 Hathersage, parents John Brooker from Kent and Sarah Annie Grayson b Hathersage. 1881C at Ashford in the Water. 1901C at Sunbury on Thames, a boarder.