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William Crookston

In memory of:

Private William Crookston

August 10, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

216284

Age:

54

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

78th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 10, 1864
Glasgow, Scotland

Son of James and Janet Crookston; husband of Elizabeth Crookston, of Pollokshields, Glasgow. Late Clerk with Canadian National Rlys., Winnipeg.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. A. 20.

Location:

Rosieres is a village about 32 kilometres east of Amiens and 7.5 kilometres south of the main road from Amiens to St Quentin. From Peronne take the N17 towards Roye. Travel for approximately 7 kilometres to Villers Carlonne then turn right towards Amiens on the N29. Travel for 13 kilometres then turn left on the D329 towards Rosieres, then take the D28 towards Caix. Follow the signs for the communal cemetery which is situated on the northern side of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Roll of Honour– Canadian National Railways - World War One Roll of Honour. In honoured memory.
  • 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 715 of 788.

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