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Ypres Prison Cemetery. Information to AWM from Thomas W. Crook, father, c/-C.Gardner, “Kelvin” Drummoyne Avenue, Drummoyne. Other member of family to serve: Bert A. Crook, Church Street, Canterbury. AWM Neg. No.PO1988.001 Studio portrait of Sergeant Samuel Richard Crook MM, 9th Field Ambulance (left) and Sapper Harry Erle Cantle 7th Field Co Engineers. Tele/Mirror list 11/11/1993 Killed in Action 13/10/1917 Anzac Memorial

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enlistment. Embarked from Sydney 4/9/1918 per HMAT A41 Bakara Returned to Australia 5/4/1919

Crothers, Private Ronald Wellesley no.3064A 2nd Pioneer Battalion “Warderron” Floss Street, Hurlstone Park Born at West Maitland 1895, son of George E. and Mary A.H. Crothers. Enlisted at Cootamundra. Next of kin, mother, Maria Crothers. Married 1924, Frances J. Wright Monument, Euston Road, Hurlstone Park

Crothers, Private Warwick Erle no. 1685 17th Battalion, formerly 20th Battalion 2nd Reinforcements “Warderron” Floss Street, Hurlstone Park. Telephone Machinist Born at Maitland 1891, son of George E. & Mary A H. Crothers Enlisted at Liverpool 23/5/1915, aged 24. Single. Church of England. Next of kin, mother, Mrs G.E. Crothers, “Warderron” Floss Street, Hurlstone Park. Living at Railway Cottage, Coolamon, at enlistment. Sailed from Sydney 19/6/1915 per HMAT A61 Kanowna Casualty list DT 16/5/1916 Returned to duty Returned to Australia 4/6/1919 Married Mary A. Jones 1931

Crozier, Private Albert Edward no. 1930 38th Battalion

Studio portrait of Sergeant Samuel Richard Crook MM (left) and Sapper Harry Erie Cantle, 1917. (Australian War Memorial P01988.001)

Crook, Private Vivian Ebenezer no.60419 17th Reinforcements (NSW) 1918, later 5th Field Bakery Hurlstone Park. Auditor Born 1885, son of Thomas Ware and Emily Crook. Married Isabella M. Colebrook 1908. Enlisted 9/1/1918, aged 32. Married. Methodist. Next of kin, wife, Mrs Isabella M. Crook, “Kia Ora” Thornley Avenue, Leichhardt. Living at Hurlstone Park at

Canterbury Born at Glebe 1893, son of Robert and Alice Crozier Enlisted at Liverpool 14/12/1914. Next of kin, sister, Myra Pinson. Returned to Australia 18/12/1918 or enlisted 12/5/1916. Returned to Australia 2/1/1919. Listed in the Nominal Roll under the same number twice, each with different dates. Casualty list SMH 19/8/1918 Wounded (listed among the soldiers who enlisted interstate)

Crozier, Private William Wilson no.3265 53rd Battalion Canterbury Born at Enmore 1888, son of Robert and Alice Crozier. Enlisted at Liverpool 26/7/1915. Next of kin, mother, Alice Crozier Prisoner of war, arrived in England SMH 24/12/1918. Returned to Australia 2/3/1919

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