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13024572   Sergeant James Crooks
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 29/12/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Pioneer Corps (British Army)
Died: 02/12/1940 (Unknown)
Age: 48
James Crooks was the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Crooks. James was born about 1892. He was the husband of Hannah Crooks. Sergeant James Crooks was serving with the Pioneer Corps when he died 2nd December 1940, aged 48. He is buried in Allenvale Cemetery in Aberdeen. Sergeant James Crooks is commemorated on Newmills Parish Church of Ireland World War Two Memorial Plaque.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Aberdeen Allenvale Cemetery
  Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, 30
Grave Ref: Sec F Joint grave 267A
CWGC Casualty 2458222
There are 162 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war here, those whos graves are not marked by headstones are named on 2 Screen Wall memorials in Section S. There are a further 109 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-1945 war here. 1 Swedish merchant seaman and 1 non war service burial are also here.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWII Dungannon
2 Newmills Parish Church Church Of Ireland - WWII Newmills
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1 Facebook post Photo of James Crooks
2 Photo of Sergeant James Crooks' gravestone
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Sergeant James Crooks' gravestone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023