We remember George Croft

We remember George Croft

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Timeline

Timeline

1893
birth Blackpool United Kingdom Source:7213656 Source:9587571 1893
1911
employment Butcher Blackpool India Source:9587571 April 1911
1911
location 38 Cecil Street, Blackpool United Kingdom their own address Source:9587571 April 1911
1915
enlistment Manchester United Kingdom Source:9560138 3rd August 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:1022576 5th October 1915
1915
employment Butcher Blackpool United Kingdom Source:9566333 1915
service British Army Gunner 104915 Royal Field Artillery Source:1022576
service British Army Gunner 104915 Royal Field Artillery C Battery Source:9566350
location 38 Cecil Street, Blackpool United Kingdom their own address Source:9562247
1917
death Killed in Action Killed by the concussion from a big shell which fell behind him whilst working his gun. Battle of Broodseinde Belgium Source:7213656 Source:9560145 4th October 1917
burial Canada Farm Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium No III.A.23 Source:9559445

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George
Initials G
Last Name Croft
Source 1022576
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
38 Cecil Street, Blackpool United Kingdom their own address known April 1911
38 Cecil Street, Blackpool United Kingdom their own address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 104915 Royal Field Artillery Gunner
British Army 104915 Royal Field Artillery C Battery Gunner
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ann Croft mother
Thomas Croft father

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

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Multimedia

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Gunner 104915 George Croft David16486
Gnr George Croft's army insignia David16486
George Croft David16486
War Diary entry from day George was killed David16486
George Croft's Grave David16486
Blackpool Times Article 17/11/1917 David16486
Blackpool Times 04/10/1917 David16486
CWGC Record David16486
George Croft's Pocket Watch David16486
George Croft's WW1 Medals David16486
George Croft's Death Penny David16486
George Croft - Memorial Scroll David16486
George Croft's parents grave David16486
Newspaper Article - Cecil Street, Blackpool David16486
Blackpool Cenotaph David16486
Panel on Cenotaph at Blackpool David16486
Allowance for Mother David16486
CWGC Citation David16486
Croft family in 1911 Census David16486
Centenary Commemoration David16486

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