Crook, James Ottewill Ainsworth –

Son of Ainsworth and Elizabeth Ann Crook, of Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Margaret Crook, of 117, Westbrook Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Wounded in the head and hand in November 1917. Died from wounds received 19/10/1918.

Personal details

  • Surname: Crook
  • Forename: James Ottewill Ainsworth
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 30
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: October 22nd, 1918
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Gunner
  • Unit: 136th Siege Battery.
  • Service number: 102703
  • Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery
  • Enlistment date: June 17th, 1916 - 1916-06-17
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 01/11/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6d*

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