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Capt Arthur de Bells Adam (MC)
1885 - 1916

CPL David Wallace Crawford
1887 - 1916

Lce-Corpl John Joseph Nickle
1894 - 1916

Pte 17911 Morton Neill
1897 - 1916

Lieut Edward Stanley Ashcroft
1883 - 1918
Lieut Edward Stanley Ashcroft

Pte 38487 Edward Crebbin

  • Age: Unknown.
  • From: Port Erin, IOM
  • Regiment: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 20th Btn
  • K.I.A Sunday 22nd October 1916
  • Commemorated at: Thiepval Memorial
    Panel Ref: P&F1D8B &8 C.

Edward Crebbin was born in Port Erin, Isle of Man and resided in Liverpool.

He enlisted in Liverpool and was serving in the 20th Battalion, The King’s Liverpool Regiment as Private No 38487 when he was killed in action on the 22nd October 1916 during the Battle of the Transloy Ridges which was part of the ongoing Somme Offensive. He was killed by a shell that also killed his friends Pte 36883 William Joseph Cowin. and Pte 26885 James Alfred Shimmin.

Edward has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, France.

We currently have no further information on Edward Crebbin, If you have or know someone who may be able to add to the history of this soldier, please contact us.

Killed On This Day.

(104 Years this day)
Monday 27th November 1916.
Pte 51893 James Arnold
38 years old