Christopher Clement Croucher (1893-1921)

Dates

Birth: October-December 1893 Bramshott, Hampshire, UK
Father: William Croucher 1850-1935
Mother: Harriett Spier 1852-1936

Christening: Unknown

Marriage: Believed not married

Death: 15 August 1921 Waziristan, NW Frontier (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan)

Children

None known

Notes

Birth of Christopher Clement Croucher in FreeBMD in Petersfield District in October-December 1893.

In the 1901 census as Christopher C Croucher aged 7, born in Bramshott, Hampshire and living with his parents (William and Harriett), four brothers (Charles A, Harry E, Henry G and Nathaniel F), two sisters (Agnes A and Dorothy L) and a visitor (George Spier aged 58, born in Binstead, Hampshire, single and a labourer on farm - his uncle) in Conford, Bramshott, Hampshire.

In the 1911 census as Christopher Clement Croucher aged 18, born in Bramshott, Hampshire, single, a labourer on farm, and living with his parents (William and Harriet), two brothers (George and Nathaniel Frank) and a boarder (George Spier aged 67, born in Binstead, Hampshire, single and a general labourer in stone quarries - his uncle) in five rooms in Conford, Bramshott, Hampshire.

Entry in Ancestry UK, WWI Service Medal and Award Rolls, 1914-1920 for Christopher C Croucher, Gunner 62065 Royal Garrison Artillery, previous units 86 Sge. Bty. R.G.A. 62065 Gnr., British War Medal and Victory Medal.

Entry in Ancestry British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920 for Christopher C Croucher, 62065, 1411380 Royal Garrison Artillery RGA 128B Victory and British Medals, IND.GS.WAZN.NWFF.1919(Roll 1 7394-83) NofK Mr Wm Croucher, Conford, Liphook, Hants.

Entry in Ancestry UK, Military Campaign Medal and Award Rolls, 1793-1949 for Christopher Clement Croucher 62065 Royal Garrison Artillery, India 1920-1925 India General Service Medal 1908 clasp Waziristan 1919-1921 Dover 14 October 1922.

Entry in Find a Grave for Lance Bombardier Christopher Clement Croucher died 15 August 1921 burial Face 1, India Gate, New Delhi, Delhi Capital Territory, India

Entry in Ancestry UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 for Christopher Clement Croucher Acting Bombardier 620651411380 Royal Garrison Artillery died on 15 August 1921 NW From India, £6 to William 11 October 1922.

Entry in Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995 for Christopher Clement Croucher died 15 August 1921 in Hampshire, probate London 18 March 1922. "Croucher Christopher Clement of Conford near Liphook Hampshire died 15 August 1921 in India Administration London 18 March to William Croucher labourer. Effects £136 6s. 11d.".

Entry in Commonwealth War Graves Commision for Lance Bombardier Croucher, Christopher Clement, son of William and Harriett Croucher, of Conford, Liphook, Hants, 1411380, 10th Medium Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery died 15 August 1921 aged 27, commemerated on Delhi Memorial (India Gate) Face 1. "Croucher, Lce. Bmdr. Christopher Clement, 1411380 10th Medium Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery. 15th Aug., 1921. Age 27. Son of William and Harriett Croucher, of Conford, Liphook, Hants".

There are ten entries in Ancestry Public Member Trees with combinations of the above.

Waziristan is now part of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan

Relationship

Christopher Clement Croucher was the grandson of Lucy Othen, sister of Moses Othen, husband of Ellen Shrubb, my first cousin three times removed.

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