CROOK William Charles Samuel
Conflict : WW1
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
“B” Battery 306th Brigade Royal Field Artillery
Service No 831438
Died aged 25 on 23rd May 1918
Husband of Elizabeth Mary Crooke, of The Paddock, Pershore, Worcestershire
Buried in Pernes British Cemetery, France, Grave II. C. 16.
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.
Pershore Abbey – surname spelt Crook with the additional information: Royal Artillery
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.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: