McLaughlin. Edward Archibald Crofton

McLaughlin. Edward Archibald Crofton

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Regiment: 7thBn., Seaforth Highlanders

Died: November 09, 1915

Aged: 20

Edward was the son of Edith J McLaughlin and the Late Vivian Guy Ouseley McLaughlin. of 5 Walpole St Chelsea London he the elder brother to Hubert Guy Bromilow McLaughlin. KIA 12 Oct 1916. Both remembered in Westward Ho! Church

Doris Mararetta Mclaughlin sister to the two McLaughlin brothers married Stewart John Ritchie his elder brother Archibald Frederick Ritchie is also remembered at Holy Trinity Westward Ho!

(It appears that all three along with E H McKay were educated at Brightlands Newnham Goloucestershire where *Vivan G O Mc Laughlin was Headmaster.

Local connection yet to be cofirmed

Memorial: Westward Ho

Remembered with honour:

Railway Dugouts (Transport Farm) Belgium. Newham on Severn War Memorial. Westward Ho! Church WW1 Memorial Board.

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