Crewe, Frederick William

Crewe, Frederick William

Regiment: Imperial Yeomanry (89th coy 9th Battalion) Montgomeryshire

Rank: Trooper

Service No: 34611

Boer War service: 7 Apr 1901 to 27 Aug 1902

Date of enlistment: 12 Mar 1901

Date of discharge: 3 Sept 1902

Reason for discharge: Termination of his engagement

Other information: His brother Henry, known as Harry, also served in the Boer War

Born: In 1875 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised in St. Alkmund’s Parish Church on 6 August the same year

Family: He was one of ten children born to William and Annie Crewe (nee Keefe). He married Annie Salisbury on 20 June 1897 in Whitchurch and together they had five children.

Residence: In 1881 he was living at 99 Chemistry, Whitchurch with his grandparents John and Margaret and their children; by 1891 they had moved to 43 Yardington, Whitchurch. His attestation papers show him living at 15 Oddfellows Terrace, Whitchurch in March 1901 and September 1902. However the 1901 census shows him as a boarder at Cleveland Street, Ruabon, Denbighshire along with other members of the Imperial Yeomanry. Prior to WW1 he moved to Canada

Employment: He was a baker when he enlisted.

Died: Most probably February 1948 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

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