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VC985   John James Crowe

Name   John James Crowe   No.      

VC Issue No.   985   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Worcestershire Regiment, 2nd Battalion

Later   Worcestershire & Sherwood Foresters Regiment

Now   2nd Battalion, The Mercian Regiment

Rank VC Won    Second Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   Female Garrison Hospital, Devonport, Devon, England

Place Of Death   Brighton General Hospital, Brighton, Sussex, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Downs Crematorium, Bear Road, Brighton, Sussex, England

Cremated   Downs Crematorium, Bear Road, Brighton, Sussex, England

Date Buried/Cremated   4 March 1965

Headstone   Ashes    Plot/Grave no.   Section L, Garden of Remembrance

Gazetted   28 May 1918

VC Presented   6 August 1918 by King George V at 2nd Army HQ, Blendecques, near St Omer, France


Named in Book of Remembrance,  Downs Crematorium, Bear Road, Brighton, East Sussex

P  Memorial Board, Neuve Eglise/Nieuwkerke, Belgium

P  Memorial Bench  Woodingdean Community Centre, Brighton, East Sussex

By The Way…

In Belgium, there is a beer brewed in his honour the J J Crowe brown beer

VC Held By

Worcestershire Regiment Museum, Worcester City Museum, Foregate Street, Worcester, Worcestershire, England



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BORN   28 December 1876

DIED   27 February 1965  AGE   88

VC Won   14 April 1918   AGE  41

Place VC Won    Neuve Eglise, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War

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