Aldcroft, Thomas Alfred –

Of 40, Thwaites Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly K21658, served as Stoker First Class on HMS London and HMS Vivid. Caught aged 23 as an absentee from Invergordon since 24/12/1917 appearing before Bolton Magistrates 31/12/1917, adjourned to 03/01/1918 to be sent back to his ship under escort. (Bolton Archives: JBO/1/29). Awarded Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (10238) 12/09/1929.

Personal details

  • Surname: Aldcroft
  • Forename: Thomas Alfred
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Leading Stoker
  • Unit: HMS Ramilles.
  • Service number: B10686 (Dev)
  • Regiment: Royal Navy
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: St / V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 27/11/1914
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 8b/c*

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