Edward CROFT


CROFT, Edward

Service Number: 147
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 41st Infantry Battalion
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Service, United Kingdom, 15 October 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 May 1916: Involvement Private, SN 147, 41st Infantry Battalion
18 May 1916: Embarked Private, SN 147, 41st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Sydney
15 Oct 1918: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 147, 41st Infantry Battalion


The details provided are taken from the book "Stealth Raiders - a few daring men in 1918" written by Lucas Jordan, published 2017, refer to page 265. Prior to the war he was a labourer of Toowoomba Qld aged 21 years. He served with 41st Infantry Battalion, being promoted to the rank of Lance Corporal. For his service he was awarded a Military Medal and a further award of a bar to that MM. Unfortunately, he died of wounds 15th Oct 1918. Lest we Forget.

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Biography contributed by Kathleen Bambridge

his personal effects were returned to AIF base Records Melbourne 1920, awaiting being claimed.