Ernest Crowther (c.1893-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.
Ernest Crowther

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

CROWTHER, ERNEST. 2nd Lieutenant. 92nd Field Company Royal Engineers. Son of George Rowland Crowther and Mary Crowther, 66 East View, Chapel Fold, Staincliffe, Batley. His father was Minister in Charge of the Boothroyd Lane Congregational Mission, Dewsbury, and formerly Pastor of the Crimble Congregational Mission at Slaithwaite. Enlisted as Private in May, 1915, and after eighteen months service in France was granted a commission. Killed in action, 25.10.1918, aged 25 years. Buried LE CATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row A, Grave 9.
ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.