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James Crooks

In memory of:

Private James Crooks

August 6, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

800098

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 2, 1892

Son of William Anderson Crooks and Sophia Murdoch Crooks, of 16, Ballindalloch Drive, Dennistoun, Glasgow, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 223 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. B. 31.

Location:

Sains-en-Gohelle is a mining village 20 kilometres north of Arras on the road to Bethune. Fosse No.10 is a pithead and group of miners' houses south of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram April 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram August 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Pte. James Crooks enlisted in the 134th Battalion C.E.F. (48th Highlanders) in Toronto in February 1916.  In honoured memory.
  • Badge– Cap Badge of the 134th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada):  Pte James Crooks 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 James Crooks 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 James Crooks 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

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