Crawshaw, William Douglas –

Son of William and Gladys Elizabeth Crawshaw, of 19, Deansgate, Bolton, Lancashire. A wireless telegraphist, presumed drowned at sea while in actual naval service when ship sunk.

Personal details

  • Surname: Crawshaw
  • Forename: William Douglas
  • Date of birth: April 29th, 1901
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 17
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: August 1st, 1918
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Wireless Operator
  • Unit: SS North Cambria (London).
  • Service number: Not known
  • Regiment: Mercantile Marine
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 16/08/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6g

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