CROOK William Charles Samuel
Regiment : B Battery 306th Brigade Royal Field Artillery
Service number : 831438
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 23rd May 1918 aged 25
Buried : Pernes British Cemetery, France, Grave II. C. 16.
Relatives : Husband of Elizabeth Mary Crooke, of The Paddock, Pershore, Worcestershire
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Also appears on : Worcester Post Office Wainwright Road - surname spelt Crooke. Pershore C of E School now in Pershore Working Men's Club - surname spelt Crooke. Churchill St Michael and All Angels Church WW1 Memorial - surname spelt Crooke with the information: R.I.P.
Additional information on the memorial: Royal Artillery.
Royal Field Artillery. Son of Sergeant Brooke, Bridge Street, Pershore. Married Mrs Rusher’s cook. Went out 1st May 1916.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: http://pershoreww1.webs.com/