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Jonathan Crowell
Name: Jonathan Crowell Rank: Private Regimental Number: 282971 Battalion: 219th Battalion/85th Battalion Date of Birth: November 10, 1882 Place of Birth: Yarmouth, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia Date of Enlistment: March 27, 1916 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth NS Address at Enlistment: Yarmouth NS Age at Enlistment: 33 Height: 5 feet, 5 inches Complexion: medium Eyes: grey Hair: dark Brown Previous Military : 29th Battery, CFA, Yarmouth, NS Trade: Marble Cutter Marital Status: Married Religion: Methodist Next of Kin: Mary B Crowell (Wife) Yarmouth NS Date of Death: October 30, 1917 Age at Death: 34 Cause of Death: Missing, presumed killed at Passchendaele Burial: Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium Plot: XXXVI. C. 14. Commemorated on Page 223 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on May 19 Having enlisted with the 219th Battalion, Jonathan Crowell departed Halifax on the SS Olympic and arrived in England on October 18, 1916. On December 5, 1916 he was taken on strength with the 42nd Battalion at Witley, England and proceeded to France. On February 24, 1917 he was transferred to the 85th Battalion. On October 30, 1917 he was killed in action against the enemy at Passchendaele. Library and Archives Canada Canadian Virtual War Memorial