Alfred Crabb, b 1869, farm labourer pensioner
Margaret S A Crabb, b 1872
Grace H Crabb, b 1897, farm factory hand
Ruth Crabb, b 1899, farm factory hand
Mary Crabb, b 1901, farm factory hand fruit department sorter
William Crabb, b 1904, van driver
Christopher Crabb, son of Alfred and Margaret, was a private in the Cambridgeshire Regiment. He fought at the Battle of Singapore and was captured by the Japanese. He died of malaria at Chungkai, Thailand 4th August 1943.
(For more information on the Cambridgeshire Regiment in WWII read ‘Battalion at War – Singapore 1942’ by Michael Moore, Gliddon Books 1988)
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