Lancashire Association
St Andrew
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 (22–2–16 in E♭)
1280 Kent Treble Major
1 James C Turner
2 Elizabeth G Turner
3 Viv M Clayton
4 Donna Jones
5 Joanne E Diamond
6 Raymond J Clayton
7 Jeffrey D Simcox (C)
8 Graham C Turner
Rung to commemorate Corporal Edwin Crook, Leyland, Lancashire. Died 17/10/1918 age 31. The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment "C" Coy. 1st Bn. Service No.32349. Commemorated at Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension, France, Grave IV D 16. Born 4th quarter 1886 and baptised 26/12/1886 at Leyland. One of ten children; nine surviving at the 1911 census. Son of Richard Crook and Mary Crook (née Bowling) of 36 Union Street, Leyland. Before enlisting, he was employed at the Leyland & Birmingham Rubber Company Ltd in Leyland. He played for the local Leyland Cricket Club, keeping wicket for them. A memorial service was held in Leyland Parish church on 21/11/1918, for three men, including Corporal Crook. His brother, Thomas Crook, was also a ringer at Leyland. He died during fighting on the first day of the Battle of the Selle. Born: Leyland. Enlisted: Leyland, on 27/11/1916. Resided (1911 Census): 36 Union Street, Leyland.
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