Frederick William Crowther (1891-1917)

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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, FREDERICK WILLIAM. Private. No 31726. 2/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born South Street, Huddersfield, 5.2.1891. Employed as a woollen scourer by Messrs J. Hoyle and Sons, Quarmby Clough Mills, Longwood. Was a member of the Crosland Moor Conservative Club and of the United Methodist Church, Crosland Moor. Husband of Elsie Crowther, 45 Hawthorne Terrace, Crosland Moor. Enlisted 25.5.1917. Embarked for France, 3.10.1917. Killed in action at the Battle of Cambrai, 21.11.1917, aged 26 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated CAMBRAI MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor; United Methodist Church, Crosland Moor.

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