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Cecil Hervey Crowe

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cecil Hervey AWMM
  • Surname
    Crowe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 7/1215 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 August 1878 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Rangiora, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    C.A. Crowe (brother), River Bank, Geraldine, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 7/1215 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM CanterburyNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Cecil Crowe was the son of Alexander and Sarah Ellen Crowe. Native of England.

    "Sergt. Crowe, 8th Regt., Cant. M.R., died on August 9th of wounds received in the Romani fight in Egypt. One of his sisters, Mrs. Ruthven, has for some considerable time given her services at the Walton Hospital, having charge of the entertainment of the men there. All those towards whose comfort and welfare Mrs. Ruthven has contributed extend their sympathies and condolences in her loss." (Chronicles of the N.Z.E.F., September 15, 1916 p. 32) AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    9 August 1916 AWMM
    Age 43 AWMM
    EgyptNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM A. 43. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Ingatestone & Fryerning War Memorial AWMM

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  • Remembering Cecil Hervey Crowe in Essex Libraries Ingatestone, Essex, UK this August 2016, 100 years after his death in 1916.
    Public - Robert William - Researcher - 4 August 2016
  • C H Crowe is on Ingatestone & Fryerning War memorial (unveiled in 2006) and has his own memorial in Ingatestone Church. I am studying the WW1 deaths in our villages and will be looking at C H Crowe in 2016.
    Public - Robert William - Researcher - 15 June 2015



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04 August 2016Robert WilliamINGATESTONE, ESSEX, ENGLANDResearcher

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