Macrow, Herbert


War Service:
Private 3320 HERBERT MACROW of 1/20th (Blackheath and Woolwich) battalion London Regiment was killed in action near the Hohenzollern Redoubt on 27 December 1915. He joined up on 12 April 1915 and went to France in August in time to join his battalion before the battle of Loos.

He has no known grave and is remembered on the Loos Memoria

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorial in Chiesman's department store which formerly stood in Lewisham High Street on the site now occupied by the police station.

He was 27 years old, the youngest son of Mr and Mrs M L Macrow of 13 Sherard Road, Eltham. He was educated at Eltham National school. He married Ethel Elliott at Eltham parish church in the spring of 1913 and they went to live in Bishop’s Stortford. After working locally in Eltham he moved to Sainsbury’s in Lewisham before finally joining Chiesman’s.

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