The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Corporal R J Crawford


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Corporal Richard John CRAWFORD, G/30747, "A" Company, 10th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly L/15987, Middlesex Regiment), died of wounds, Flanders France, 29th September 1918, age 19.

Born, Paddington, Middlesex, son of Walter and Ada Georginah Crawford, of 29, Queen's Road, Bowes Park, London.

5th November 1899, Maida Hill, Westminster, baptism of Richard John Crawford, son of Walter, (Post Office porter), & Ada Crawford, 136 Wharnecliffe? Gardens?.


1911 Census - 8 Ernest Terrace, Tottenhall Road, Palmers Green, London N - Walter Crawford, head, age 41, married, head porter, letter Branch, Post Office, born Marylebone, London; Ada Georginah Crawford, wife, age 37, married 17 years, 8 children, 7 still alive, born Saffron Walden, Essex; Water Alfred Crawford, son, age 16, single, clerk, wholesale clothiers, born Paddington, London; Francis Fay Crawford, son, age 14, errand boy, tea grocers, born Marylebone, London; Richard John Crawford, son, age 11, school, born Marylebone, London; Leonard William Crawford, son, age 9, school, born Marylebone, London; Reginald Ernest Crawford, son, age 5, born Marylebone, London; Gladys Ada Crawford, daughter, age 9, born Edmonton, Middlesex; Stanley Charles Crawford, son, age 11 months, born Edmonton, Middlesex.


Enlisted Wood Green, Middlesex.  Resided Bowes Park, N.

Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, XXIV. G. 21., Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


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