CRAFT, Alfred James

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
5950610
Honours & Awards: 
Died : 
Wednesday, July 14, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
24
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Lance Corporal Alfred Craft MM was killed during operations at Agnone and 3 Commando Bridge. [1]
 
He had previously been awarded the MM in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the combined attack on Dieppe. [2]
 
Sources
[1] CWGC and ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.
[2] London Gazettes Supp. 35729, page 4328.
 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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