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Crow, T.H., A/Smn., 1916
In Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel is the Commonwealth War Grave of Tyneside Z/3189 Able Seaman Thomas Hubert Crow, serving with the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve who died 13/11/1916.

Colin Boyd has provided the following:

Thomas was born on 25th December 1895 and was working as an apprentice moulder living with his father, Thomas at 48, Percy Street, Tynemouth when he enlisted in the Royal Naval Division on 6th January 1915. He joined the Hood Battalion on 18th July 1915 and was hospitalised on 21st August 1915 with Enteritis.

After rejoining on 5th October 1915 he was hospitalised three days later with Dysentery.

Thomas rejoined the Hood Battalion again on 2nd December 1915 only to be hospitalised again this time suffering from gun shot wounds to the left thigh, right hand and left shoulder.

After rejoining again Thomas was posted as missing later killed in action on 13th November 1916.

Thomas Hubert Crow is remembered in Tynemouth on T36.01 and T36.14 page 8


The CWGC entry for Able Seaman Crow

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