Ann MOORCROFT

Female 1924 - 2004  (79 years)


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  • Name Ann MOORCROFT 
    Born 13 Dec 1924  Salvation Army Hospital, Breakfast Creek, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Adopted 23 Feb 1925  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3

    • She was born Doris, 13.12.1924, at the Breakfast Creek Hospital, to a 37 year old Toowoomba girl, who called herself Dorothy McEvoy. No father.
    Military Service 29 Jun 1943 to 30 Oct 1945  [4
    World War 2 

    • Name: CROOKS, ANN
      Service: Australian Army
      Service Number: NF462533
      Date of Birth: 13 Dec 1924
      Place of Birth: CESSNOCK, NSW
      Date of Enlistment: 29 Jun 1943
      Locality on Enlistment: CESSNOCK, NSW
      Place of Enlistment: PADDINGTON, NSW
      Next of Kin: MOORCROFT, MAY
      Date of Discharge: 30 Oct 1945
      Rank: Private
      Posting at Discharge: Australian Womens Army Service
      Prisoner of War: No
      Honours: None for display
    Died 16 Mar 2004  Bethlehem Hospital, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cremated 19 Mar 2004  Springvale Botanical Cemetery, 600 Princes Hwy, Springvale, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2

    • Ann Crooks

      Date of birth: 13 December 1924
      Date of death: 16 March 2004
      Date of service: 19 March 2004
      Service provided: Cremated
      Funeral director: Bell Funeral Service North
      Tenure expiry date: In perpetuity - for all time.
      Cemetery: Springvale Botanical Cemetery
      Cemetery area: Gardenia
      Cemetery location: Gardenia, Garden 1, Bed 54, Position 53
      Religion or cultural preference: Church of England
    _CSTAT Adopted 
    Person ID I10336  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2021 

    Father Albert Austin Turner MOORCROFT,   b. 6 Jun 1898, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1966, Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Helen Beatrice FERGUS,   b. 2 Apr 1902, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1971, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 7 Jan 1922  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced 20 Oct 1953  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5784  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ernest Gerald CROOKS,   b. 30 Jan 1922, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1995, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Engaged 13 Jan 1945  [5
    • Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954), Saturday 13 January 1945, page 12

      ENGAGEMENTS

      MOORCROFT— CROOKS.—  The engagement is announced of Ann (A.W.A.S), eldest daughter of Mr.-Mrs. A. A. Moorcroft, of Cessnock, N.S.W., to Cpl. Ernest Gerald (A.I.F.), eldest son Mr.-Mrs. G. E. (Ern) Crooks, of Col. Light Gdns., Adel.
    Married 16 Jun 1945  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F6676  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsAdopted - 23 Feb 1925 - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Jun 1945 - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCremated - 19 Mar 2004 - Springvale Botanical Cemetery, 600 Princes Hwy, Springvale, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S906] Peter Brown, "Ann Moorcroft / Crooks" e-mail message to Jennifer Crockett, 29 Mar 2017, She was born Doris, 13.12.1924, at the Breakfast Creek Hospital, to a 37 year old Toowoomba girl, who called herself Dorothy McEvoy. No father.

    2. [S623] Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust, (http://smct.org.au/deceasedsearch), Springvale Botanical Cemetery.

    3. [S906] Peter Brown, "Ann Moorcroft / Crooks" e-mail message to Jennifer Crockett, 29 Mar 2017, Doris was adopted 23.2.1925 by Albert Austin Moorcroft and Helen Beatrice Fergus. Doris became Ann.

    4. [S72] WW2 Nominal Roll [database on-line], (http://www.ww2roll.gov.au), Australian Womens Army Service NF462533.

    5. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1945 'Family Notices', The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954), 13 January, p. 12. , viewed 22 Jan 2021, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article43236694.

    6. [S4] NSW Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages, (http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au), 7027/1945, CROOKS ERNEST GERALD and MOORCROFT ANN, SYDNEY.