WOODSTOCK REMEMBERS

SERVICE RECORD

Names
Surname
CRUTCH
Forname(s)
Frederick
Birthplace
Old Woodstock. Baptised 5th April 1896
Family
Parents
William Henry, a glover and Lucy (nee Blake)
Siblings
Frederick was the younger brother of William who died 29th October 1919

His sister Louisa died when she was 5 years old.
Address(es)
New Buildings, Old Woodstock
Occupation
Frederick was a draper's assistant.
Service

Rank: Private

Number: 22150

Regiment: 5th Battalion Oxford and Bucks Light infantry

Death
Attested in Oxford. Killed in action 24th August 1916 at Delville Wood, aged 20.
Burial
Commonwealth War Grave/Memorial Thiepval Memorial, Somme Pier and Face 10A and 10D Total identified casualties 72318

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Frederick Crutch and the Gloving Industry

Researched by: Alice Hipkiss
http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Oxfordshire/Woodstock.html
Ancestry, 'Photos credit of CWGC'. Commonwealth War Grave Commission, Local collection, Woodstock (Parish magazine) Oxfordshire County Museum, Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock,
Local Historian Patricia Crutch. Family Photograph & Death plaque with permission from Shirley Harris & Patricia Crutch.