The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Corporal E J Crocker


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Corporal Edward James CROCKER, 200957, (TF/2599), 10th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 7th November 1918, age 24.

20th September 1894, born, Bayswater, London, SW, son of Edward John and Susan Crocker. 

4th November 1894, St Peter, Cranley Gardens, Kensington & Chelsea, baptism of Edward James Crocker, (indoor servant), son of Edward John and Susan Crocker, 52 Portobello Road.


1911 Census - 36, Bayhall Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent - Edward John Crocker, head, age 47, married, manservant, born Southampton, Hampshire; Susan Crocker, wife, age 50, married 19 years, 3 children, all still alive, born Oakham, Rutland; William John Crocker, son, age 18, single, goods clerk, railway, born Oakham, Rutland; Edward James Crocker, son, age 16, single, clerk, Baltic Saw Mills, born Kensington, London; Frederick Robert Crocker, son, age 11, school, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Annie Peachey, visitor, age 50, single, housekeeper domestic, born Peldon, Essex.


Enlisted Tunbridge Wells, Kent.  Resided Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

9th August 1915, posted Balkans Theatre of War, served in Gallipoli. 

Buried at Anzegem Communal Cemetery, In East corner, Anzegem, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


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