James Wilfrid CRICHTON

Regimental number53904
SchoolChrist's College, Christchurch
Next of kinFather, W S Crichton, 23 Avonglade, Richmond, Christchurch
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 28th Reinforcements (First Draft), F Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board HMNZT 89 Waitemata on 14 July 1917
Final rankPrivate
Final unit1st Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 26 December 1917
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row C, Grave No 2), Polygon Wood, Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Stuart Crichton and Mary Crichton, 23 Avonglade, Richmond, Christchurch
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 3: Roll 69, p. 12