Kenneth Crowell was born on August 10, 1887, in Sandy Cove, Nova Scotia. He fought in the First World War with the Canadian Expeditionary Force and served in France as a Captain with the 38th Battalion (Ottawa).
In 1917, he was wounded in service and lost his right leg. When he returned to Canada, Mr. Crowell attended both McGill and Dalhousie universities before practising law in Nova Scotia until 1938, when he was appointed Judge of the county court.
He joined The War Amps after his war service and held the positions of:
- Dominion Representative, Nova Scotia Branch
- Member, War Amps Dominion Council
- Member, War Amps Ways and Means Committee
Mr. Crowell provided legal support to War Amps CEO Cliff Chadderton while he was a member of the Woods Committee, which investigated veterans pension legislation in Canada. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Membership from The War Amps.
He passed away on April 6, 1984.
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