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Matthew Crooks

In memory of:

Private Matthew Crooks

November 7, 1914

Military Service

Service Number:







Durham Light Infantry


2nd Bn.

Additional Information

Son of W. P. Crooks and Hannah Benstead (formerly Crooks), of 42 Duke Street, Jarrow, Co. Durham.

Commemorated on Page 565 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

Lomme-La-Miterie German Cem. Mem. 3.


The NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY is located to the North East of the town of Ieper. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan and drive to the traffic lights. Here turn right onto the dual carriageway direction Poelkapelle/A19. Carry on for about 1km over the river and you will see a sign for NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY. Turn left here and the cemetery is approx 50 metres on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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