Emil Fred Crabbe

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 1916
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/41519
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 24.05.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: LXVIII.D.21.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: King St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Charlotte Crabbe, 14 Dalkeith Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    David J. Crabbe, 14 Dalkeith Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Douglas

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Emil Fred Crabbe

Emil Crabbe   Gordon Highlanders

Corpl. Emil Crabbe, Gordon Highlanders, has died in hospital from the effects of gas poisoning.  Corpl. Crabbe, who was the second son of Mr David Crabbe, jeweller, King Street, enlisted in 1916, when he was about 18 years of age, in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, but was afterwards transferred to the Gordon Highlanders.  Deceased had been in France for nine months.  Mr Crabbe’s eldest son Sergeant Douglas Crabbe, R.F.A., was severely wounded a year ago.

Dundee Courier 27th May 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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