Private Harry Crawley

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

30 Oct 1917

War time / or Pre War occupation

Borough Surveyor's clerk


Luton Corporation

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

12 Rothesay Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

No known grave

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 29th November 1917
Pte Harry Crawley

Pte Harry Crawley, 205822, 4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action near Passchendaele on October 30th, 1917. He was aged 24.

Born in Luton in 1893, he was the son of Harry and Amy Gertrude Crawley, of 12 Rothesay Road, Luton. Before joining up he had been employed as a clerk in the Borough Surveyor's office of Luton Corporation for about four years. He had joined the Beds at the outbreak of war and was stationed at Maresfield and in Ireland for training. He went to the Front in April 1917.

Elder brothers Miles and Ralph were both serving abroad with the Army Service Corps.

Individual Location

Pte Harry Crawley

Author: Deejaya

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