The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private W H Crafter


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Private William Henry CRAFTER, G/1021, 6th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, Flanders France, 4th April 1916, age 20. 

Born Bromley, Kent, son of James William and Mary Ann Crafter, of 25, Waldo Road, Bromley, Kent.


1911 Census - 25, Waldo Road, Bromley, Kent - James William Crafter, head, age 52, married, general labourer, building trade, born Chelsfield, Kent; Mary Ann Crafter, wife, age 49, married 25 years, 12 children, 11 still alive, born Lye, Kent; William Henry Crafter, son, age 16, single, milk carrier, born Bromley, Kent; Francis Daniel Crafter, son age 13, school, born Bromley, Kent; Zebulon David Crafter, son, age 11, school, born Bromley, Kent; Ellise May Crafter, daughter, age 9, school, born Bromley, Kent; school, born Bromley, Kent; Ada Bessie Crafter, daughter, age 7, school, born Bromley, Kent; Evelyn Ester Crafter, daughter, age 5, school, born Bromley, Kent.


Enlisted Deptford, Kent.

16th June 1915, posted BEF.

Buried at Bethune Town Cemetery, III. G. 23., Pas de Calais, France.


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