Second Lieutenant Cecil Alexander Crowe
Regiment: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
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Cemetery: Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France
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Second Lieutenant Cecil Alexander Crowe, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, was killed in the charge at Ginchy on September 9, 1916, while leading his company. He was a son of Mr. T. Crowe, Drumclay, Enniskillen, and was educated at Portora Royal School. In September, 1914, he obtained a commission, but failed to pass the sight test, but in May, 1915, was successful, and was gazetted to the 12th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. He went to the front in June, 1916, attached to the 7th Battalion. Lieut. Crowe was a fine sportsman and a well known Rugby and cricket player.