Herbert Crowther (c.1892-1917)

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.
Herbert 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, HERBERT. Private. No 32704. 16th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Golcar. Husband of Mrs Crowther, 97 James Street, Golcar. Employed as a weaver by Messrs Pearson Brothers, Victoria Mills, Golcar. Attended Golcar Baptist Chapel and Sunday School and was a member of the Young Men's Reading Room. Was one of the founders of the Golcar Lily subdivision of the Order of Temperance. Enlisted July, 1916, and embarked for France, 7.11.1916. Had been in France 10 weeks when he died of kidney disease at No 3 Casualty Clearing Station, 20.1.1917, aged 24 years. Buried PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 5, Row A, Grave 21.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar; Golcar Baptist Church.

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