Search results for Aldershot.

3 November 1914: Pte Joshua Crossley


Parents John (a farmer) and Mary. At the 1911 Census Joshua, age 12, was at Cottams Grindleton, the family home with his parents, young brother, a live-in domestic servant and a boarder (a primary school teacher from Sedbergh). Joshua worked on his father's farm as a farm labourer prior to the war. Enlisting under-age ion 19 September 191…

8 January 1915 : Pte Albert Croucher, 1st East Kent Regiment


His father was William James Croucher (a gardener/domestic servant) and his mother was Mary Ann Sharp.  At the 1891 Census at home, on Garlinge Greene, Petham age three, he was with his parents and young brother Albert (one). A decade later in 1901, his father was now 'head gardener'. Albert was at home, Paxton Cottage, St. Mary’s Platt, Kent a…