Born: 1891, Ipswich.

Died: 16th May 1915; age 23; KiA – Richebourg.

Date of Entry Therein: 5th May 1915 – France.

Rank: Sapper; Service Number: 25758

Regiment: Royal Engineers, 5th Field Coy.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:

Panel 1.

Le Touret Memorial,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Charles & Clara Alice Crowe, of 26, Orwell Road, Ipswich.




1901   7, Levington Road, Ipswich.


James was 9 years old and living with his parents, siblings & maternal grandmother.

Charles Crowe, 41, a Coppersmith, born Leiston, Suffolk.

Clara Alice Crowe (nee Hanton), a Stay Machinist – at home, born Sudbury, Suffolk.

Frederick Charles Crowe, 11, born Ipswich.

Edith Beatrice Crowe, 4, born Ipswich.

Ruby Evelyn Crowe, 1, born Ipswich.

Maria Hanton, 62, a Midwife, born Ipswich.


1911   7, Levington Road, Ipswich.


James was 19 years old, a Coppersmith – Engineer Works. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Charles, 51, a Coppersmith – Engineer Works.

Alice, 49.

Charles, 21, a Carpenter – Builder.

Edith, 14.

Ruby, 11.

Violet Esme Crowe, 9, born Ipswich.

Ernest Harold Crowe, 4, born Ipswich

James is also remembered on the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.

 Royal Engineers, 5th Field Coy:


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