We remember James Rooks

We remember James Rooks

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1874
sibling Mary Ann Rooks Source:7621614 June 1874
1876
sibling Hannah Jane Rooks Source:7621614 13th May 1876
1878
sibling Isabella Rooks Source:7621614 24th June 1878
1880
sibling Ada Rooks Source:7621614 12th July 1880
1882
sibling Edward Rooks Source:7621614 25th October 1882
1885
sibling William Rooks Source:7621614 1885
1887
sibling Thomas Rooks Source:7621614 22nd August 1887
1890
birth Skelton in Cleveland, NR Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:7621590 Source:7094917 8th January 1890
1893
sibling Allan Horatio Rooks Source:7621614 March 1893
1911
employment Apprentice House Painter Skelton in Cleveland, North Riding of Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:7621616 31st March 1911
1916
enlistment Saltburn by the Sea North Riding of Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:7622256 22nd January 1916
1916
employment Registered labourer (but painter by trade) Skelton in Cleveland United Kingdom Source:7622256 22nd January 1916
1916
location 8 Thomas Street, New Skelton, Skelton in Cleveland United Kingdom parents address Source:7622256 22nd January 1916
1919
employment Timekeeper at ironstone mine. East Cleveland, North Riding of Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:7622659 April 1919
service British Army Private 25468 Grenadier Guards Source:3816758
1919
death War Related Sickness Contracted phthisis as a result of war service then medically discharged on 7 May 1918. James committed suicide by hanging on the night of 24/ 25 April 1919 New Skelton, North Riding of Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:7622659 24th April 1919
burial New Skelton Cemetery Skelton Cemetery Non-War Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Skelton in Cleveland, North Yorkshire Yorkshire United Kingdom United Kingdom Source:7094917

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names James
Initials J
Last Name Rooks
Source 3816758
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
8 Thomas Street, New Skelton, Skelton in Cleveland United Kingdom parents address known 22nd January 1916
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 25468 Grenadier Guards Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Ann Rooks nee Brown mother
William Rooks father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Ann Rooks sister June 1874
Hannah Jane Rooks sister 13th May 1876
Isabella Rooks sister 24th June 1878
Ada Rooks sister 12th July 1880
Edward Rooks brother 25th October 1882
William Rooks brother 1885
Thomas Rooks brother 22nd August 1887
Allan Horatio Rooks brother March 1893

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Owen50793
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Owen50793
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Owen50793
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Owen50793

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Prrivate James Rooks Owen50793
James Rooks in a posed photograph Owen50793
Silver War Badge Owen50793
Attestation Form Owen50793
Death certificate James Rooks Owen50793
James Rooks War grave Owen50793
Image of James Rooks's medal card. Owen50793

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