Albert Arthur Croucher (1887-1916)


Birth: October-December 1887 Cuckfield, Sussex, UK
Father: Isaac Croucher 1848-1930
Mother: Esther Rist (Riste) [Faulkner (Foulkner)] 1845-1911

Christening: Unknown

Marriage: April-June 1915 Cuckfield, East Sussex, UK
Wife: Rose Annie Webber 1881-1943

Death: 14 July 1916 Somme, France


None known


Birth of Albert Arthur Croucher in FreeBMD in October-December 1887 in Cuckfield (2b 156).

In the 1891 census as Albert Croucher aged 3, born in Cuckfield, Sussex, and living with his parents (Isaac and Esther), brother (Alfred) and (half)sister (Kate) at 5 Bunells Cottages, Cuckfield, Sussex.

In the 1901 census as Albert A Croucher aged 13, born in Cuckfield, Sussex, and living with his parents (Isaac and Esther), and brother (Alfred E) in Whiteman's Green, Cuckfield, Sussex.

In the 1911 census as Albert Arthur Croucher aged 23, born in Cuckfield, Sussex, single, a carman to a builder, and living with his widowed father, (half)sister (Elizabeth Harriet), and cousin (Mabel Croucher) in four rooms at 5 Whitemans Green Cottages, Cuckfield, Sussex.

Marriage of Albert A Croucher and Rose A Webber in FreeBMD in April-June 1915 in Cuckfield (2b 452).

Entry in Ancestry British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920 for Albert Croucher G/2664 Royal Sussex Regiment awarded Victory, British and 15 Star having served in France from 24 July 1915.

Entry in Ancestry UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919 for Albert Croucher of Cuckfield Sussex Private G/2664 8th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment killed in action on 14 July 1916 in the Western European Theatre.

Entry in Commonwealth War Graves Commission for Albert Croucher Private G/2664 8th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment died on 14 July 1916, commemmorated on Pier and Face 7 C Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

There is an entry in Ancestry Public Member Trees for Albert Croucher born in Cuckfield, Sussex in 1888, parents Isaac and Esther Croucher. Another entry gives his name as Albert Arthur Croucher, his birth in Oct 1887, and mother's maiden name as Rist. Victoria Lee Carey and another add his marriage to Rose A Webber in Cuckfield in April 1915 and his death on 14 July 1916 in the British Expeditionary Force.

East Sussex was created in 1889.


Albert Arthur Croucher was the great gandson of James Croucher.

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