Croft, James –

Husband of Mrs. Croft, of 41, Rawsthorne Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Worked for the London and North Western Railway Company as a Goods Porter at Bolton, Lancashire. Died from pneumonia at 3rd Canadian Hospital, France.

Personal details

  • Surname: Croft
  • Forename: James
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 27
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: July 17th, 1918
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Unit: 1st/5th (Territorial) Battalion.
  • Service number: 240162
  • Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 26/07/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6c*

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