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William George Craxford

William George Craxford

Male 1918 - 1944  (26 years)

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  • Name William George Craxford  [1
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 1918  Tynemouth, Tyne And Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1940 
    • Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
    Military Service 1940-1944 
    WW2 / Private The Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment 
    Died 12 Sep 1944  SS Rakuyo Maru, South China Sea Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Commemoration 1948  Hertford Heath War Memorial, Hertford Heath, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Commemoration 1975  Singapore Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore, Singapore Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Y  [3
    Person ID I287  Extended Craxford Family | The main Craxford branch RED pages I5 (James Ernest Craxford) + I77 (Arthur Craxford)
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2009 

    Father Percy Edward Craxford,   b. 1 Sep 1878, Heydour, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1952  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Jane Craig,   b. Abt 1880, Wallsend, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1975  (Age ~ 95 years) 
    Married 1906  Tynemouth, Tyne And Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Reference:
    Family ID F80  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Nora Marjorie Hicks,   b. Abt 1920,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1941  Ware, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Reference:
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 21 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F85  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1918 - Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Sep 1944 - SS Rakuyo Maru, South China Sea Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCommemoration - 1948 - Hertford Heath War Memorial, Hertford Heath, Hertfordshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCommemoration - 1975 - Singapore Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore, Singapore Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    In Memory of Private William George Craxford
    In Memory of Private William George Craxford
    SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

    Headstones
    HS: Craxford, William George
    HS: Craxford, William George
    Commemorated amongst the local residents who died during two world wars
    WG: Craxford, William George
    WG: Craxford, William George

    Citation

    Plot: Column 63

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] Personal contact: Janet Dean.

    2. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Tynemouth 10b 378 (AMJ 1918) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S3] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, 4017426 (Reliability: 3).
      In Memory of
      Private WILLIAM GEORGE CRAXFORD

      5951977, 5th Bn., Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
      who died age 26
      on 12 September 1944
      Son of Mr. and Mrs. P. Craxford; husband of Nora Marjorie Craxford, of Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire.
      Remembered with honour
      SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

    4. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Tynemouth 10b 439 (OND 1906) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Ware 3a 3380 (JAS 1941) (Reliability: 3).


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