Crew, E E
ERNEST ENOCH CREW
Remembered with honour Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension: Plot VII, Row B, Grave 3.
He enlisted in Pinner, Middx; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 24 July 1915, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Ernest’s Service record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two Bombing.
There is an article about and a Death announcement for Ernest in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 14 September 1918.
Son of Arthur Benjamin and Emily (nee HOLMES) CREW.
His parents married 8 November 1885 at St Martin-in-the-Fields, Westminster. Emily died 1933 aged 73; Benjamin died 1936 aged 75; both in the Bromley, Kent, district.
Ernest was born 21 June 1894 in Paddington, London, and baptised 1 August 1894 at St Mary’s, Paddington. He attended Tichbourne Street School, Paddington; then Alexandra School, Watford, from 12 April 1905 to 15 November 1906.
On the 1901 Census, aged 6 he lived in Paddington, with his parents and five siblings. On the 1911 Census, a butcher’s errand boy aged 16, he lived in London N.W.
Unit"C" Battery, 82nd Brigade
Date of death29/08/1918
Age at death24
Place of death
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)