Claude Crowson

View Claude on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Service number:
242330
Rank:
Private
Service:
Lincolnshire Regiment
Origin:
Date of birth:
Unknown
Date of death:
02 September 1918
Age at Death:
Unknown
CROWSON Claude

Known information

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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  • Ketton Church
  • Ketton Memorial
  • Ketton Memorial 2
  • Fouquires Churchyard Extension 2
  • Fouquires Churchyard Extension 5
  • C Crowson 2
  • C Crowson 1

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