McLaughlin. Edward Archibald Crofton
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment: 7thBn., Seaforth Highlanders
Died: November 09, 1915
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.See Next Entry »