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Rank
Lieutenant
Firstname
Stephen Mark
Lastname
Crabtree
Battalion
12th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment
Notes

Formerly Private East Yorkshire Regioment – To be temporary Second Lieutenant dated 11 September 1914 London Gazette 27 November 1914 – 12th Battalion Officers April 1915 Photo – Hymers College Roll of Honour 16 June 1915 Hull Daily Mail – Medal Index Card entered Egypt 29 December 1915 – Entered France 6 march 1916 – 12th Battalion C Company March 1916 – 12th Battalion reported missing July 1916 – First World War trio of 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal and a Memorial Plaque sold May 2016 – War Diary – 28.6.16 1 a.m. Lieut CRABTREE with a party of about 80 attempted to raid the enemy’s line, but was unable to proceed owing to heavy fire.
29.6.16 1 a.m. Same party attempted another raid, but were prevented from passing the enemy’s barbed wire – and the following casualties were suffered:
Officers missing believed killed
Lieut. S.M.CRABTREE, 2/Lieut C. DREWETT.
Wounded 2/Lieut C.G.C. MONCRIEFF
To duty 2/Lieut R.G. MORGAN
O.R. killed two – missing two – wounded fifteen.

Age
20
Born
Nottingham
Residence
Ferriby
Date Died
28 June 1916
Memorial
VI. J. 27. A.I.F. BURIAL GROUND, FLERS
Next of Kin
Son of John and Sarah Crabtree, of Woodside, Ferriby, Hull.
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