Crafter, Tom


War Service:
Private 2160 TOM CRAFTER of 1/14th battalion, London Regiment (London Scottish) was killed in action at Ypres on 12 November 1914.

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate in Ypres

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the war memorial at St Hilda’s church, Brockley.

He was the eldest son of Mr. Tom Crafter, the veteran athlete and president of the Blackheath Harriers, of 96, Stondon Park, Forest Hill. His brother James was killed on 7 July 1917 while flying with 20 Squadron, RFC.

The Times 25 November 1914

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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