Crabtree, Stephen Mark

BORN NOTTINGHAM 1896. SON OF JOHN CRABTREE & SARAH HANNAH PEARSON, OF 39 ALBERT AVENUE, HULL AND WOODSIDE, NORTH FERRIBY. EDUCATED AT HYMERS, WHERE HE SPENT TWO YEARS WITH THE OTC AND ON ENLISTMENT BECAME A PLATOON SERGEANT WITH THE 1ST EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT.

HE ENLISTED IN HULL AT THE START OF THE WAR. SERVED AS A PRIVATE, WITH ‘C’ COMPANY, 12TH EYR.  COMMISSIONED INTO THE 12TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT ON 27/11/1914. SERVED IN EGYPT FROM 29/12/1915. ARRIVED IN FRANCE ON 08/03/1916. PROMOTED TO 1ST LIEUTENANT, 12TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. HE WAS KILLED AT FLERS, ON 28/06/1916, AGED 20.
HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON HULL’S HYMER COLLEGE MEMORIAL.
HE IS BURIED AT THE SOMME. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION READS, “SON OF JOHN & SARAH CRABTREE HIS SOUL STILL LIVES”


First name:
STEPHEN MARK
Rank:
1st Lieutenant
Date Died
28/06/1916
Place died:
A.I.F. Burial Ground, Flers, Somme, France
Age:
20
39 , ALBERT AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK