CEF Award Detail

Major William Beverley Crowther

Military Cross

Regimental Number:
Canadian Infantry
3rd Battalion
Enlistment Date:
September 22, 1914
Date of Birth:
March 27, 1889
Date of Death:
May 3, 1917
Date of Award:
Date of Citation:
July 26, 1917
Citation Source:
London Gazette No. 30204, pg. 7645
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Soldier Notes:

Son of William Cawthra Crowther and Kate Maria Crowther (nee Lee); older brother of Second Lieutenant Stanley Lorne Crowther of the Royal Flying Corps who died September 20, 1917.

Suffered a general nervous breakdown in May 1916 while seconded to the 1st Brigade Headquarters, and returned to Canada to recover. He returned to service in September 1916 and was initially posted to the 12th Reserve Battalion before being reassigned to the 3rd Battalion

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