Born: 8th November 1912, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire.

Died: 11th October 1941; age: 28 years & 11 months; Killed on Active Service – Multiple Injuries – Flying Accident – Netheravon, Wiltshire.

Residence: Crowcombe, Taunton, Somerset.


Rank: Leading Airman; Service Number: FX/87410.

Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (A). H.M.S. ‘Daedalus’ Royal Navy Air Stations & Fleet Air Arm.


Grave Reference:

Grave 2/1822.

St. Mary’s Cemetery,




Edward’s headstone reads ”Well Played Eddie”


Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Thomas Arthur Cullen Crouch & Nellie May Crouch; husband of Mildred Mary Crouch, of Crowcombe, Somerset.


Father: Thomas Arthur Cullen Crouch, born 1882, Fareham, Hampshire.

Mother: Nellie May Crouch (nee Phillips), born 1881.


Edward attended Ipswich School.


In 1939, Exmoor, Somerset, Edward married Mildred Mary Jordan.


Probate to Mildred Mary Crouch.

Edward is also remembered on the Ipswich School Chapel war memorial.

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