John Dewar Crerar

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Blairgowrie
  • Service no: S/31771
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 27.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 9

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Aberfeldy
  • Address: 13 Arbroath Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Euphemia Crerar, 13 Arbroath Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    John Crerar, 13 Arbroath Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Alexander & James

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Dewar Crerar

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.

John Crerar   Cameron Highlanders

Mr and Mrs Crerar, 13 Arbroath Road, Dundee, have been informed of the death in action of their eldest son, Private John Crerar, Cameron Highlanders.  Deceased, who was only 20 years of age, joined the army three years ago, but had only been in France for a short period.  Mr and Mrs Crerar have two sons still serving.  Alexander is on active service with the Lovat Scouts, and James is in the navy.

Dundee Courier 20th April 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Micheal Caldwell

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