Frederick Croxon

Army Service Corps

Personal Details

Born: Last quarter of 1882 in Whitchurch. Surname also spelt Croxson and Croxton in records.

Family: Third of four surviving children born to Samuel and Betsy Croxson. Up until 1919 Frederick was single.

Residence: According to baptism records dated 1881 and 1887, for two of Frederick’s siblings, he lived in Yardington, Whitchurch, Shropshire. In 1916 Frederick was living at 27 Hathaway Road, Croydon, Surrey. His next-of-kin at this time was his married sister Ada who was listed as living in Yardington Street, Whitchurch. By December 1919 his address had changed to Corporation Street in Chorley, Lancashire.

Employment: At the time of enlistment Frederick was employed as a tinsmith and sheet metal worker.

Died: Not known



Military Details

Regiment: Army Service Corps

Rank: Private

Service Number: M/279966

Date of Enlistment: June 1916

Date of Discharge: Not known

Reason for Discharge: Not known

Medals and Awards: Not known

Other Information: Was receiving an Army disability pension from December 1919.

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