Dennis Meirville Crew, Lieutenant, 7th Cheshire Regiment
Died 5th July 1917 in Belgium
Brother of Miss Esme M. Crew, of Park Villa, Macclesfield, Cheshire.
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Lieut. Dennis Crew is commemorated on memorial Ref. Westroosebeke Com. Cem. Mem. 2. (I. E. 15B.) in Divisional Collecting Post Cemetery and Extension, Belgium. His memorial reads:
TO THE MEMORY OF LIEUTENANT D M CREW
5TH JULY 1917
WHO WAS BURIED BY THE ENEMY
IN WESTROOSEBEKE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
BUT WHOSE GRAVE WAS DESTROYED
IN LATER BATTLES
THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT
In Macclesfield, Lieut. Dennis Crew is commemorated on the the Park Green, Town Hall, St Michael’s Church, St George’s Church, Park Green Club and Macclesfield Golf Club war memorials. He was also commemorated in a stained glass window in St George’s Church, which was lost when the church closed.