Lawrence C. Crabtree (1896-1918)

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.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

CRABTREE, LAWRENCE C. 2nd Lieutenant. 2nd Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Lower Brow, Paddock, 4.1.1896. Son of Robert and Sarah Crabtree, The Lodge, Edgerton House, Huddersfield. Educated at Thomas Street Council School and Berry Brow Council School. Employed as an engineer. At the time of enlistment, was living at Castlehouses, Castle Hill. Husband of Minne Crabtree. Killed in action, 24.4.1918, at Villers-Bretonneux. Buried CRUCIFIX CORNER CEMETERY, VILLERS-BRETONNEUX. Grave location:- Plot 7, Row E, Grave 19.