Fred Brooman
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Fred Brooman

Fred Brooman

Frederick Howard Brooman CB (3 May 1919 – 8 June 2007) was a British accountant and civil servant.


World War II

Brooman was called up and served in the Royal West Kent Regiment and, after the Dunkirk Evacuation, in the REME in World War II, working on many artillery weapons, a period when he met his wife.

Civil servant career

Brooman became Accountant and Comptroller General to the Board of the Inland Revenue and, at the time of his retirement was the head of personnel for the Inland Revenue,[1] for which he was awarded a CB on 26 June 1977.[]

Photo of the page presented to Fred Brooman CB by the Order of the Bath's Grand Master.

Voluntary sector accountant

After the war, Brooman became involved in the United Reformed Church, and using his knowledge of accounting picked up as working for the Inland Revenue he became the church's accountant. Through hard work, he became the district and then the country Treasurer for the United Reformed Church.

Personal life

In 1950, his first child was born and three years later his second. Fred Brooman in later life lived in Weybridge, Surrey. His hobbies included walking, especially scenic mountain hikes, Contract Bridge, jigsaws and anything mechanical.


  1. ^ Dominic Casciani (20 October 2004). "Civil servants considered NI pull-out". BBC News. Retrieved 2008.

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