William Walter Croucher (1872-1949)


Birth: 1872 Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
Father: John Bute Croucher 1848-1910
Mother: Wilhelmina Hamilton b1855-1938

Christening: Unknown

Marriage: 1902 Annandale, New South Wales
Wife: Millie Ann Badans 1877-1961

Death: 1949 Cheltenham, Victoria, Australia


Mina Croucher 1903-1904
William Athelstone Croucher 1908-1985


Entry in Ancestry Australia, Birth Index, 1788-1922 for William W Croucher in 1872 in Bathurst, New South Wales, parents John B and Wilhelmina Croucher.

Entry in Ancestry Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950 for William W croucher and Millie A Badans in 1902 in Annandale, New South Wales (3370).

Entry in Ancestry Australia, WWI Service Records, 1914-1920 for William Walter Croucher aged 44 years 8 months, born in Bathurst, New South Wales, mother Wilhelmina Croucher of Montgomarie Street, Kogarah, NSW, married (wife divorced?), a butcher, enlisted Sydney, New South Wales on 13 December 1916, number 3232 26/ 1st Light Horse Regiment, 5 ft 8.5 in, chest 35-37 in, fair complexion, blue eyes, brown going grey hair, served in Egypt till 12 November 1917, discharge due to haemorrhoids and debility on 14 February 1918, awarded British War Medal in Melbourne 29 July 1924.

Three entries in Ancestry Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 for William Walter Croucher, a butcher, addresses 19 Hill Street, Mount Street, St Leonards, NSW in 1913, other occupant Millie Ann Croucher (wife?), Victoria House, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria in 1937 and 119 Napier Street, Collingwood, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria in 1943.

Entry in Ancestry Victoria, Australia, Death Index, 1836-1988 for William Walter Croucher, father John Bute Croucher, died in 1949 in Victoria.

Entry in Ancestry Australia, Death Index, 1787-1985 for Wm Walter Croucher, parents John Bute Croucher and Wilhelmina Hamilton in 1949 aged 79 in Cheltenham, Victoria.

Entry in Ancestry Public Member Trees for William Walter Croucher born in Bathurst, NSW in 1872, married Millie Ann Badans in Annandale, NSW in 1902, two children, and his death in Cheltenham, VIC in 1949.

Parramatta is 14 miles and Five Dock 6 miles west of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Ryde is 9 miles NW of Sydney while Bathurst is 125 miles west of Sydney. Marrickville is 4 miles SW of Sydney.


Wiliam Walter Croucher was the second great grandson of Thomas Croucher.

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