We remember Ralph Croft

We remember Ralph Croft

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Timeline

Timeline

1877
birth Little Eccleston United Kingdom Source:9579900 13th June 1877
1915
enlistment Blackpool United Kingdom Source:9579935 23rd January 1915
1915
service British Army Private 306484 Kings Liverpool Regiment 2/8th Source:9579935 23rd January 1915
1915
location 5 Percy Street, Greenhill, Blackpool United Kingdom their own address Source:9580014 1915
1915
employment Labourer Messrs J Fielding and Sons Brickmakers Blackpool United Kingdom Source:9580014 1915
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9580014 February 1917
1917
hospitalisation Gassed at Armentieres Hospital/Institution Source:9580053 28th July 1917 - 29th July 1917
1917
hospitalisation Letter from 12th Gen Hospital Rouen Hospital/Institution Source:9580075 5th August 1917
1917
hospitalisation Letter from Nurse Mance Taylor informing family that Ralph has left hospital for transfer to England Hospital/Institution Source:9580187 20th August 1917
1917
hospitalisation Official army postcard sent home reporting Ralph having arrived at the 2nd Scottish General Hospital in Edinburgh. Hospital/Institution Source:9580194 20th August 1917
1919
discharge Source:9579935 2nd March 1919
1919
service British Army Private 82383 Royal Defence Corps Unit 331 Pro Coy RDC Source:9582040 1919
1954
death Not War Related Blackpool United Kingdom Source:9582098 16th June 1954
burial Layton Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Blackpool United Kingdom Source:9582098
awards British war Medal and Victory Medal Other War Service Award Source:9582064
service British Army Labour Corps Source:9579935
service British Army 82383 Royal Defence Corps Source:1022993
service British Army Private 306484 (Incomplete) Liverpool Regiment Source:1022993

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Ralph
Initials R
Last Name Croft
Source 1022993
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
5 Percy Street, Greenhill, Blackpool United Kingdom their own address known 1915
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 306484 (Incomplete) Liverpool Regiment Private
British Army 82383 Royal Defence Corps
British Army 306484 Kings Liverpool Regiment 2/8th Private
British Army 82383 Royal Defence Corps Unit 331 Pro Coy RDC Private
British Army Labour Corps
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British war Medal and Victory Medal Other War Service Award
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ann Croft mother
Thomas Croft father

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Multimedia

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Ralph Croft's Birth Certificate David16486
Private 306484 Ralph Croft David16486
Certificate of Disembodiment - Ralph Croft David16486
Ralph Croft (far right) David16486
Ralph Croft - cookhouse (back row, 3rd from rt) David16486
Ralph Croft - newspaper clipping David16486
Original War Diary entry for 28th & 29th July 1917 David16486
Letter from 12th General Hospital Rouen David16486
Newspaper Clipping - Pte Croft Gassed David16486
Newspaper clipping - Letter from Pte Croft David16486
Assistant Chief Nurse Mance Taylor David16486
Letter from Nurse Mance Taylor David16486
Letter from Mance Taylor - Updating family David16486
Postcard - Arrival in Edinburgh David16486
Protection Certificate - Ralph Croft David16486
Pte Croft’s Medals – British War and Victory Medal David16486
Ralph Croft's Grave David16486
Telegram from home David16486

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