WOODSTOCK REMEMBERS

SERVICE RECORD

Names
Surname
CRUTCH
Forname(s)
William
Birthplace
Woodstock 27th July 1885, baptised 30th August 1885 (Parish register)
Family
Parents
William Henry (a glover) and Lucy ( nee Blake)
Siblings
Brother to Frederick. who died 24th August 1916.

His sister Louisa died when she was 5 years old.
Address(es)
William was married to Elizabeth (nee Varney) in 1910 and had four children: William b 1910, Jack b 1913, Ted b 1914 and Ivy b 1916. They lived in Union Street (1911 Census) and later New Road, Woodstock. Family still live in Woodstock.
Occupation
William was a glove cutter at Woodstock Leather Gloving Factory (1911 Census)
Service

Rank: Private

Number: T4/420963

Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps M.T. Depot

Death
William died in Connaught Hospital, Aldershot, Kent aged 36
Burial
William is buried in Hensington Cemetery, Woodstock. Total identified casualties 14

Related Imagery
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William Crutch and the Gloving Industry

Researched by: Isabel Wheeler
http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Oxfordshire/Woodstock.html
Ancestry, 'Photos credit of CWGC'. Commonwealth War Grave Commission, Photo of Connaught Hospital, Aldershot, Kent courtesy of www.greyandscarlet.com A pictorial tribute to the nurses and wounded of the Great War.
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.