Personal Number: 6358 Rank: Lieutenant-Colonel Name: W W R CROSSE, MiD Unit: Welsh Guards London Gazette : 24 September 1918 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30916/supplement/11334/data.pdf SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS. The undermentioned, from Officer Cadet Units, to be 2nd Lts. 25th -Sept. 1918 : — W. Gds.—William Wickham Reeder Crosse. London Gazette : 15 April 1920 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/31866/supplement/4447/data.pdf FOOT GUARDS. The undermentioned 2nd Lts. to be Lts.:— W. Gds.— 25th Mar. 1920. W. W. R. Crosse. London Gazette : 11 April 1922 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/32669/supplement/3004/data.pdf W. G'ds.— Lt. W. W. R. Crosse is secd. for service under the Colonial Office. 23rd Mar. 1922. London Gazette : 5 August 1924 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/32962/page/5890/data.pdf FOOT GUARDS. W. G'ds.— L.t. W. W. R. Crosse resigns his commn. 6th Aug. 1924. London Gazette : 5 August 1924 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/32962/page/5891/data.pdf REGULAR ARMY RESERVE OF OFFICERS. FOOT GUARDS. W.G'ds.— Lt. William Wickham Reeder Crosse, late Lt., W.G'ds., to be Lt. 6th Aug. 1924, with seniority 25th Jan. 1922. London Gazette : 17 October 1924 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/32983/page/7549/data.pdf I WILLIAM WICKHAM REEDER CROSSE-CROSSE, heretofore called and known by the name of William Wickham Reeder Crosse, of (144) Walter Magnus Lazarus Petrockstowe Rectory, Dolton, in the county of Devon, hereby give public notice that on the tenth day of September, one thousand nine hundred and twenty-four, in compliance with the last will of Richard Reeder Crosse, deceased, dated the fifteenth day of July, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven, I formally and absolutely renounced, relinquished and abandoned the use of my said surname of Crosse, and then assumed and adopted and determined thenceforth on all occasions whatsoever to use an subscribe the name of Crosse- Crosse instead of the said name of Crosse. And I give further notice that by a deed poll dated the ninth day of September, one thousand nine hun- dred and twenty-four, duly executed and attested and enrolled in the Central Office of the Supreme Court on the twenty-fourth day of September, one thousand nine hundred and twenty-four, I formally and absolutely renounced and abandoned the said surname of Crosse, and declared that I had assumed and adopted and intended thenceforth upon all occasions whatsoever to use and subscribe the name of Crosse-Crosse instead of Crosse, and so as to be at all times thereafter called, known, and described by the name of William Wickham Reeder Crosse-Crosse exclusively.—Dated the tenth day of September, one thousand nine hundred and twenty- four. WILLIAM WICKHAM REEDER CROSSE- CROSSE. London Gazette : 6 April 1944 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36456/supplement/1592/data.pdf The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Middle East:— W. G'ds. Maj. (temp. Lt.-Col.) W. W. R. Crosse (6358) (Res. of Off.). London Gazette : 27 July 1945 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37195/supplement/3862/data.pdf FOOT GUARDS. W. G'ds. The notifn. regarding Lt. (War Subs. Maj.) W. W. R. CROSSE (6358) in Gazette (Supplement) dated 26th June 1945 is cancelled. London Gazette : 20 December 1946 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37825/page/6214/data.pdf NOTICE is hereby given that by a deed poll dated the 3rd day of August 1946, and duly enrolled in the Supreme Court of Judicature on the 16th day of December 1946 WILLIAM WICKHAM REEDER CROSSE-UPCOTT of P.O. Box 644, Kampala, Uganda, East Africa, and of " Wickham Cottage " Willand in the county of Devon, England, District Commissioner, a natural born British subject renounced and abandoned the surname of Crosse-Crosse and assumed the surname of Crosse-Upcott.—Dated the 17th day of December 1946. London Gazette : 16 August 1949 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/38691/supplement/3966/data.pdf FOOT GUARDS. W. G'ds. Lt. (War Subs. Maj.) W. W. R. CROSSE-UPCOTT (6358) having attained the age limit of liability to recall, ceases to belong to the Res. of Offrs., 14th Aug. 1949, and is granted the hon. rank of Lt.-Col.