NEWTOWN REMEMBERS Commemorating 100 years since the First World War
Y DRENEWYDD YN COFIO Coffáu 100 mlynedd ar ôl y Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf

Henry James (Jimmie) Crank

Birth: 1889
Death: 11/7/1916
Regiment: 11101342 19th Battalion Welsh Regiment
Battles: Western Front
Killed: 11/7/1916 on Somme

 

Henry was the son of A J & Florence, in Gosport, but they moved to 14 New Church Street in Newtown. He was a decorator, married Florence Williams and had a daughter Florence Doreen, whom he never saw. He was declared missing on the Somme & his death was confirmed in July 1918. He was awarded the British War & Victory medals and is commemorated in St. David's Church.

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