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DURHAM CITY

Crawshaw, C.N., Capt., M.C., 1918
On the Doiran Memorial is the name of Captain Charles Neville Crawshaw, serving with the Royal Scots Fusiliers who died 19/09/1918.

Eddie Castling & Andrew O’Sullivan have submitted the following:
CRAWSHAW Charles Neville
Wife Florence Annie
Teacher at Johnstone School.
Enlisted in Blackpool, Dec 1914.
Lance Corp No 18532 in Loyal North Lancs Regt. Was commissioned in this Regt as an Lieutenant and transferred to 8th Btn The Royal Scots Fusiliers where was made a Captain and Adjutant.
Died 19/09/1918 age 28 in Salonika, in the assault on Grand Courane. His Regiment was in the centre of the attack, the attack failed and he was left mortally wounded in enemy lines when his Regiment withdrew.
Medals: Military Cross, 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal, MID and Oak Leaf.

The Supplement to the London Gazette 11 June 1918 p.6907 reports that Capt. C.N. Crawshaw should be an Adjutant.

He is remembered in Durham on D47.025


The CWGC entry for Captain Crawshaw

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk