This is my first cousin, twice removed, Frederick William Crutchley. He was born on January 1st 1900 in Bloxwich and baptised at All Saint's, Bloxwich on February 4th 1900.

Frederick was the son of Thomas Henry and Clara (nee Somerfield) Crutchley.

Frederick married Florence Sturgess who was born on August 18th 1902.

The photograph above shows Frederick William in uniform in 1918 after the end of the First World War.

Frederick worked at the Talbot Stead Tube Company in Green Lane Walsall. He died on September 1st 1984 and is buried in Field Road cemetery, Bloxwich with his wife, who died on May 18th 1968.


Many thanks to Norman Crutchley, Frederick's son who provided the photograph above.