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Old Boys who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the Great War.

Second Lieutenant Stanley Lorne Crowther ’14

Died: September 20, 1917

Official word was received yesterday that Flight-Lieut. S. Lorne Crowther, of the 29th Squadron, France, has been missing since September 20th.

Lieut. Crowther is the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. William C. Crowther, St. George Street, Toronto. He is 21 years of age and was educated at Upper Canada College. He went overseas in May 1915 to drive the U.C.C. ambulance, returning to Canada to join the R.F.C., leaving again to train in England last November. His brother Major W. Beverley Crowther, was killed May 3rd, 1917, at Fresnoy.

Lieut. Crowther went to France about two months ago, and duty has taken him over the German lines on a number of occasions. He has been on scout duty. This morning’s mail brought a letter from him to his parents, in which he made brief mention of his work.

Toronto Star September 24, 1917


More information about Second Lieutenant Stanley Lorne Crowther ’14 can be found at:

Upper Canada College Roll of Service 1914-1919

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

British Legion – Every Man Remembered

Canada At War

Canadian Great War Project

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

National Archives (UK)