Major William Beverley Crowther

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
3rd Battalion
Company:
C Company
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Enlistment Date:
September 22, 1914
Age at Enlistment:
25
Enlisted at:
Valcartier, Quebec
Address at Enlistment:
150 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario
Civilian Occupation:
Salesman
Saw Service in:
Europe
Date of Death:
May 3, 1917
Age at Death:
28
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Wounded April 10, 1917 at Farbus Wood, KIA at Arleux-en-Gohelle
Burial:
Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
VI. H. 11.
Commemorated:
St. Paul's Anglican Church, Toronto, Ontario
 
Date of Birth:
March 27, 1889
Next of Kin:
William Crowther, father. 150 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario
Place of Birth:
Toronto, Ontario
Country of Birth:
Canada
Prisoner of War:
No
Interned:
Married:
Single
Religion:
Church of England
Height:
6 Feet 0 Inches
Chest:
35 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
   
NAC Reference:
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant
Canadian Infantry
3rd Battalion
No. 4 Company
Lieutenant
Canadian Infantry
3rd Battalion
Transport Section
Captain
Canadian Infantry
1st Infantry Brigade
Headquarters
Lieutenant
Canadian Infantry
1st Infantry Brigade
Headquarters
Captain
Canadian Infantry
12th Reserve Battalion
Captain
Canadian Infantry
3rd Battalion
D Company
Major
Canadian Infantry
3rd Battalion
C Company
Awards and Decorations
Military Cross
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

Research Notes
3rd Battalion Nominal Roll