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Richard John Crook

In memory of:

Private Richard John Crook

August 8, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

799322

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 10, 1891

Son of Richard and Martha Crook, of Isle of Wight, England.

Commemorated on Page 391 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. D. 10.

Location:

Villers-Bretonneux is a village in the Department of the Somme, on the road from Amiens to St Quentin. CRUCIFIX CORNER CEMETERY is south of the village at the crossing of the road to Demuin and the road from Cachy to Marcelcave.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of RICHARD JOHN CROOK– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Badge– Cap Badge of the 134th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada):  Pte Richard John Crook enlisted in the 134th Bn, but was transferred to the 19th Bn as a reinforcement. Submitted by Capt S. Gilbert, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– Cap Badge 19th Bn . Pte Richard John Crook enlisted with the 134th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada), but was transferred to the 19th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt  S. Gilbert, 15th Bn Memorial Project team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder Patch– Bde and Div patches of the 4th Bde and 2nd Div CEF of which the 19th Bn was part. Pte Richard John Crook enlisted with the 134th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada), but was transferred to the 19th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt  S. Gilbert, 15th Bn Memorial Project team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: CRABB TO CROSSLAND Microform Sequence 24; Volume Number 31829_B016733. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 168. Page 687 of 788.
  • Grave Marker– Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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