Nathaniel Frank Croucher (1897-1919)


Birth: January-March 1897 Bramshott, Hampshire, UK
Father: William Croucher 1850-1935
Mother: Harriett Spier 1852-1936

Christening: Unknown

Marriage: Believed not married

Death: 14 July, 1919 B28 Kholmogorsky, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia
Buried: Archangel Allied Cemetery, Obvodnyi Kanal Avenue, Ust-Pinega, Kholmogorsky, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia.


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Birth of Nathaniel Frank Croucher in FreeBMD in January-March 1897 in Petersfield (2c 167).

In the 1901 census as Nathanial F Croucher aged 4, born in Bramshott, Hampshire and living with his parents (William and Harriett), four brothers (Charles A, Christopher C, Harry E and Henry G), 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 Nathaniel Frank Croucher aged 14, born in Bramshott, Hampshire, and living with his parents (William and Harriet), two brothers (Christopher Clement and George) 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 Find a Grave for Drvr Nathaniel Frank Croucher died 14 July 1919 buried Special Memorial B29. Archangel Allied Cemetery, Obvodnyi Kanal Avenue, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia.

Entry in Ancestry UK, Commonwealth War Graves, 1914-1921 and 1939-1947 for Nathaniel Frank Croucher 311534 Royal Engineers, parents William and Harriet Croucher died 14 July 1919 aged 22 and buried in Archangel Allied Cemetery. "Croucher, Dvr. Nathaniel Frank, 311534 238th Signal Coy. Royal Engineers. 14 July, 1919. Age 22. Son of William and Harriet Croucher, of Conford, Liphook, Hants. Sp. Mem B28 (buried Ust-Pinega Cem.)." Ust-Pinega is a small rural community in the Kholmogorsky District, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia.

Entry in Flick River War Memorial St. Mary's Church, Bramshott, Hampshire N F Croucher.

Entry in Ancestry British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920 for Nathaniel F Croucher 58705, 311534 Royal Garrison Artillery Gnr, Royal Engineers Drowned 14 July 1919 Victory, British and 15 Star medals served in France from 29 November 1915.

Two entries in Ancestry UK, WWI Service Medal and Award Rolls, 1914-1920 for Nathiel F Croucher Driver 311534 R Garrison Arty 58705 Gnr Royal Engineers 311534 WO 329 Royal Engineers British War Medal and Victory Medal, and another for N F Croucher R G A 58705 Gunner 29 November 1915 311534 Drowned 14 July 1919. 1914-1915 Star.

There are thirtytwo enties in Ancestry Public Member Trees for Nathaniel Frank Croucher.


Nathaniel Frank 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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