Winston Thomas Croucher (1915-2002)

Dates

Birth: 6 September 1915 Port Carling, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada
Father: Thomas Bentley Croucher
Mother: Jessie Ann Thomas 1873-1954

Marriage: Unknown
Wife: Marion Pauline Mumby c1921-a1944

Death: 16 January 2002 Oakville, Halton, Ontario, Canada

Children

Alice Kendall Croucher c1944

Notes

In the 1921 census as Winston Croucher aged 6, born in Ontario, and living with his parents (Inn B born in Ontario and Jessie M born in England), a brother (Ed??) and five sisters (E??, Eunice, GE??, Mildred. Hilda and Patricia) in Port Carling village, Bailey, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada.

Two entries in Ancestry U.S., Border Crossings from Canada to U.S., 1895-1960 for Winston Croucher born on 6 September 1915 in Port Carling, Ontario, father Thomas Croucher of Idylwylde Place, Port Erin, Ontario, height 5 ft 6 ins, a labourer, arrived Niagara Falls, New York in August 1931, contact his sister Lelda White of 16th Street, Niagra Falls, Michigan, on 11 June 1932, contact sister Mrs Hilda White of 16th Street, Niagra Falls, Michigan, and another for Winston Thomas Croucher born on 6 September 1915 in Port Carlina, Ontario, arriving Buffalo, New York on 15 March 1938.

Entry in Ancestry Canada, Voters Lists, 1935-1980 for Winston Croucher, occupation aircraft worker, living in at 66 Idlewylde Street, Welland, Ontario in 1940, other occupants Mr and Mrs Thomas Croucher.

Entry in Ancestry Index to Alien Arrivals by Airplane at Miami, Florida, 1930-1942 for Winston T Croucher aged 27, born in Pt Carling, Canada, height 5 ft 8 in, fair complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, a Radio Officer (Govt Off) and arrived on 27 November 1942 at Morrison Field, W Palm Beach, Miami, Florida, on flight 919, destination RAFFC Nashville, Tenn, paid for by government.

Two entries in Ancestry New York, Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957 for Winston T Croucher aged 26, height 5 ft 8 in, weight 148 lbs, a wireless officer engaged Montreal on 19 February 1942, arrived New York on 1 May 1942 on the Besholt from Matadi, Zaire and Lobito, West Africa, and aged 28 height 5 ft 8 in, medium complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, married, a radio officer RAFTC, arrived New York on 9 August 1944 on flight 137307 from Casablanca, Morocco c/o ATC, destination Port Carling, Ontario, previously in Presque Isle, Maine on 16 June 1944, one for Winston Thomas Croucher aged 29, born in Ontario, Canda, a radio navigator, and arrived in New York on 16 October 1944 from Greenock, Scotland on the Aquitania, and another four for Winston Croucher aged 28, a pilot arrived New York on 27 February 1944 from Clyde, Scotland on Queen Mary, address Quebec, Canada, aged 28, a P/O arrived New York on 9 August 1944 from Casablanca, Morocco on 317 307 Air Transport Command, arrived New York on 2 February 1945 on Air Transport Command, a radio officer, and aged 29 years 5 months, born in Ontario, Canada, married, a radio officer RAFTC and arrived in New York on 19 February 1945 from Gourock, Scotland on Queen Elizabeth.

Two entries in Ancestry All Florida, Passenger Lists, 1898-1963 for Winston Croucher aged 27, arrived Miami on 6 March 1943 on US Army, Air Force 41-5179 from Natal, Brazil, and aged 27 arrived Miami on 24 March 1943 on US Army Airline from Accra, Africa.

Entry in Ancestry Canada, Voters Lists, 1935-1980 for Winston C Croucher, occupation CARC, living in apartment 8 Queen Mary Road, Jacques-Cartier, Montréal, Québec in 1945, other occupant his wife.

Entry in Ancestry California, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1882-1959 for Winston Thomas Croucher aged 33, address 66 Idylwylde Street, Fort Erie, Ontario, weight 150 lbs, arrived San Francisco on 16 January 1949 on VH EPA British Commonwealth Pacific Airlines, Ltd from Vancourver, British Columbria, Canada, for Sydney, Australia,, accompanied by Mrs Marion Pauline Croucher (wife?), and Miss Alice Kendall Croucher (daughter?), and arrived in San Francisco on 14 February 1940 on Canadian Pacific Air Lines, Ltd CF-CPP 302/14 from Sydney NSW, Australia, destination Vancouver BC, address 1645 Hanon Avenue, Niagra Falls, Ontario, Canada., accompanied by Mrs Mario P Croucher (wife?) and Miss Alice K Croucher (daughter?).

Entry in Ancestry Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 for Winston Thomas Croucher, an engineer, address 202 Don Street, Bendigo, Victoria in 1949, other occupant Marion Pauline Croucher (wife?).

Five entries in Ancestry Canada, Voters Lists, 1935-1980 for Winston Croucher, occupation saleman, living in at 213 Oakes Drive, Niagra Falls, Ontario in 1957 and 1958, other occupant Mrs Marion Croucher (wife?), 32 Phipps Street, Noagra Falls, Ontario in 1962, other occupants Mrs Marion Croucher (wife?) and one other, 381 Foyston Road, Middlesex East, Ontario in 1963, other occupant Marion Croucher (wife?), and 600736 Ladybrooke Crescent, Middlesex East, Ontario in 1965, other occupants Mrs Marion Croucher (wife?) and Miss Alice Croucher (daughter?).

Entry in Ancestry Public Member Trees for Winston Thomas Croucher born on 6 September 1915 in Ontario, Canada, parents Thomas Bentley Croucher and Jessie Ann Thomas, another for Winston "Mike" Croucher adding his death on 16 January 2002 in Oakville, Halton, Ontario, Canada

Fern McLiesh has an entry in RootsWeb WorldConnect for Winston Thomas Croucher, parents Thomas Croucher and Jessie Ann Thomas, his marriage to Marion Pauline Mumby, two children, one of which is married with two children.

Relationship

Winston Thomas Croucher was the third great grandson of George Croucher.

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