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Croft-Smith, Edwin Spencer (1892-1915)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the First World War, 1914-1918.

 

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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.

 

Details: Edwin Spencer Croft-Smith (1892-1915), born in Islington on 1 April 1892, son of John Croft-Smith and Louisa Ellen Croft-Smith of Spencer Lodge, 20, Ferncroft Avenue, Hampstead, London. Brother of Ethel Carolina (1894-1940) and Marian Clarissa (b.1903).

 

Attended Heath Mount preparatory school, Hampstead, Surrey.

 

Attended Sherborne School (School House) September 1906- April 1909.

 

WW1, 2nd Lieutenant in the King's Royal Rifle Corps, 4th Bn. Killed at Ypres Salient on 10 May 1915.

 

Commemorated at:

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panel 51 and 53 www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1608519/CROFT-SMITH,%...

 

Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance. J. Croft-Smith donated £5.5s. towards the Sherborne School War Memorial in memory of 2nd Lt. E.S. Croft-Smith.

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