CROOKS, James

Rank: 
Marine (Acting Temporary Sergeant)
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
PO/X 2359
Honours & Awards: 
Sergeant James Crooks was awarded the M.M. [1] for gallant and distinguished service during operations at the Pachino Peninsula, Sicily, on the 10th July 1943 [2].
 
His death was announced in the obituaries of Commando Association newsletter 43 issued 1966,  " C.S.M. Jim Crooks (41 Cdo.) of Warrington."
 
Sources
[1]  London Gazette Supp. 36229, page 4812.
[2] National Archives file WO373/47/135.
 
Notes
Final rank attained as shown in CA Newsletter obituary shows Company Sergeant Major.
 

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