Born: 1897, Occold, Suffolk.

Died: 17th July 1916; age 18; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 8826.

Regiment: Royal Fusiliers, ‘D’ Coy, 20th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Pier & Face 8C9 & 16A

Theipval Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of John & Eliza Crowe, of 43, Levington Road, Ipswich.




1901   Primrose Villas, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich.


Percy was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

John Gillam Crowe, 39, a Milk Seller – own acoount, born Mannington, Norfolk.

Eliza Crowe (nee Collins), 38, born Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

Minnie Crowe, 11, born Daventry, Northamptonshire.

Frank Arthur Crowe, 8, born Daventry.

Lilian Crowe, 6, born Daventry.

Hilda Crowe, 5, born Daventry.


1911   43, Levington Road, Ipswich.


Percy was 13 years old and living with his parents, siblings & nephew.

John, 47, a Milk Seller – own account.

Eliza, 49.

Minnie, 21, a Clerk – Motor Works.

Frank, 18, a Clerk – Furniture Works.

Lilian, 17, a Clerk – Post Office.

Hilda, 15.

Herbert Newell Crowe, 1, born Ipswich.

Percy is also remembered on ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH WAR MEMORIAL, Ipswich.

Royal Fusiliers, ‘D’ Coy, 20th Battalion:


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