Private Claude Crowson was the son of Alfred Crowson and his wife of Bull Lane, Ketton. He was an iron moulder, and enlisted on 3 June 1916, going out to France on 19 October the same year with the 1st/5th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. He fought in battles at Gommecourt during the Somme, Loos, Lens, Hulluch, Hill 70 and on the Lys Salient. He was killed by a bullet at Fouquires on 2 September 1918. Claude is buried in Fouquires les Bethune Churchyard Extension, grave IV.F.12, one and a quarter miles south west of Bethune, and is remembered on Ketton's war memorial.
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