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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Frank" Francis Cornelius CROOK

Born 1891 in Churchdown, Gloucester, England [20] [21]
Son of Cornelius CROOK and "Ann" Sarah Ann SALCOMB [20] [21]
Grew up in Churchdown in Gloucester, England where his father worked as an Agricultural Labourer [20]
In 1891 was living with his parents and siblings David, Mary, Susanna, Sarah and Albert at Glerster Road in Churchdown [20]
When the 1901 census was taken he was residing with his parents, brother Albert and sister Nellie at The Folly in Churchdown [20]
Labourer in Carnamah, Western Australia in 1915 [94]
Enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 10 January 1916 [94]
Gave his mother, Mrs Ann CROOK, as his next of kin - her address still being Churchdown, Gloucester, England [94]
Embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia for active service abroad on the H.M.A.T. Suevic on 6 June 1916 [94]
Private 329 in the Australian Imperial Force's 44th Battalion on the Western Front during the First World War [94]
Awarded the British War Medal and the Victory Medal; returned to Australia 21 June 1919 [94]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Osborne Park [2]
Died 15 March 1928; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Anglican, LA, 152)[2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Francis Cornelius Crook' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 13 December 2018 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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