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Thanks for sharing SeaJane!

219160 Edward John Croft was a sailor aboard HMS Caroline in 1916. He was later admitted to the Hampshire County Lunatic Asylum at Knowle, Fareham.
His death was indexed in Fareham registration district volume 2B page 1078

He is buried at Highland Road Cemetery, Portsmouth.

He has a map plot on the NMRN Jutland Interactive Map

He was from Stevenage, and a further biography can be read here

Edit: have now added his official number

Edited by Keith_history_buff
Edit: have now added his official number
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Interesting! Thank you.

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