Crowder, Frank

Frank Crowder, Shoeing Smith Cpl 37707, 51st Reserve Bty Royal Field Artillery (formerly 36th Bty 33rd Brigade)
Accidentally killed 20th January 1917 in the UK, aged 36

 

EARLY LIFE

Son of Mrs. Rachel Crowder. Born at Macclesfield.

More information will be added here when research is complete.

 

WW1 SERVICE

Frank’s death was reported in the Macclesfield Times of 26 January 1917.

 

 

COMMEMORATION

Cpl Frank Crowder is buried in grave ref. G. 5803 in Macclesfield Cemetery. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Cpl Frank Crowder.

In Macclesfield, Cpl Frank Crowder is commemorated on the Park GreenTown Hall and St Michael’s Church war memorials.

 

SOURCES

Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Macclesfield Times: 26 January 1917, 23 September 1921 (photo supplement)

 


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