Wing CommanderBROCK, FRANK ARTHUR

Died 23/04/1918

Aged 34

(Zeebrugge Raid).
Royal Navy

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Son of Arthur Brock, of Haredon Sutton, Surrey; husband of Gladys Grosvenor Brock (two daughters, Anne and Francesca). Served on the Board of Inventions and Research. Founded, organised and commanded R.N. Experimental Station at Stratford. Invented The Brock anti-Zeppelin Bullet, Colour Filter, Dover Flare and Smoke Apparatus. devised, developed and superintended the use of the Smoke Screen employed in the attack on Zeebrugge, where he joined a storming party on the Mole and lost his life.

Commemorated at ZEEBRUGGE MEMORIAL

Location: West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Number of casualties: 4


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