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John Craxford

Male 1898 - 1958  (60 years)


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  • Name John Craxford 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Residence 1898  56, Dover Road, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born 16 May 1898  Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1901  11, Merridale Road, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1911  The Cottage Homes, Cosby Road, Countesthorpe, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • This was the same institution as his sister Ada Jane. Likewise he was registered as Croxton
    Emigration 25 May 1912  RMS Carthaginian, Liverpool, Merseyside Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Immigration 8 Jun 1912  RMS Carthaginian, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Physical Description 15 Jun 1917 
    Height: 5ft 5¼in; Eyes: brown; Hair: Dark brown 
    Military Service 25 Jun 1917  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    No 2 New Brunswick Forestry Company, Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force 
    Residence 1922  Debec, Carlton County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1958  Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 25 Dec 1958  Carlton County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I221  Extended Craxford Family | The main Craxford branch RED pages I5 (James Ernest Craxford) + I77 (Arthur Craxford)
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2016 

    Father David Craxford,   b. 11 Apr 1854, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1904, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Pollard,   b. 1865, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 11 Oct 1894  Register Office, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Reference:
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, David (1894) and Mary Ann Pollard
    MC: Craxford, David (1894) and Mary Ann Pollard
    David was the younger son of John Craxford and Susannah Redshaw
    Family ID F66  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Living 
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F11179  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 May 1898 - Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - No 2 New Brunswick Forestry Company, Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force - 25 Jun 1917 - France Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location/Street       : District/Village       : City/Town       : County/State       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force Attestation papers
    Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force Attestation papers
    The identity of Daisy M Croxton is not known.
    Soldier's Will
    Soldier's Will
    He named his sister Ada Jane (Craxford) Croxton his beneficiary

    BMD Certificates
    BC: Craxford, John  (1898)
    BC: Craxford, John (1898)
    The son of David Craxford and Mary Ann Pollard. After the death of his father he became known as John Croxton
    DC: Croxton, John (1958)
    DC: Croxton, John (1958)
    The son of David Craxford and Mary Ann Pollard, born in Leicester. He died less than two weeks after his marriage.

    Headstones
    HS: Croxton, John
    HS: Croxton, John
    Pte. John Croxton
    1898 - 1958
    Canadian Forestry Corps, C.E.F.
    Lest We Forget


    Photograph: Beverley Quigg Kirk Member No: 48093671 at Find A Grave

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Leicester 7a 508 (Dec 1894) (Reliability: 3).


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