The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private F J Crowe


Photograph by "Lady Linda"

Private Frederick Joseph CROWE, G/3072, 8th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, death assumed on or after, 26th September 1915, age 19. 

Born, St Lukes, London, Middlesex, son of James and Margaret Crowe, of 8M, Block, Dufferin Street, Finsbury, London.

1911 Census - 8M, Block, Peabody Buildings, Dufferin Street, Finsbury, London - James Grove, head, age 53, married, warehouseman, paper factory, born Westminster, London; Margaret Crowe, wife, age 52, married 32 years, 8 children, 6 still alive, born Westminster, London; Arthur Crowe, son, age 20, single, boot maker, hand, born Finsbury, London; Alice Crowe, daughter, age 18, single, blouse cutter at factory, born Finsbury, London; Frederick Crowe, son, age 14, born Finsbury, London; Grace Crowe, daughter, age 12, born Finsbury, London.

Enlisted Finsbury Barracks, age 19, height 5ft 5 inches, weight 120lbs, scar over right foot. Formerly brass finisher.

Enlisted 10th September 1914 & posted Depot,  Royal West Kent Regiment; 12th September 1914, posted 8th Battalion,  Royal West Kent Regiment; 26th September 1915, posted missing.

Home 10th September 1914 to 29th August 1915; BEF 30th August 1915 to 26th September 1915.

21st July 1919, Statement of Relatives - Father, James Joseph Crowe, 8M, Block, Dufferin Street; Mother, Margaret Crowe, 8M, Block, Dufferin Street; Brother, A H Crowe, age 29, 8M, Block, Dufferin Street; Sisters - Rose Harris, age 39, 79 Hainault Road, Westcliff; Margaret Shadford, age 31, 136 High Street, Tottenham; Alice Slymes?, age 26, 4 Ferndale Road, Tottenham; Grace Crowe, age 20, 8M, Block, Dufferin Street.

Buried at Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, VII. N. 2., Souchez, Pas de Calais, France.

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