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If possible, would like a lookup for Lt. H. W. Craig in the University of Dublin War List. As I understand, he was killed in Mesopotamia in 1917.

I appreciate any and all possible information & help! :)

Thank you,


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Forename: H W

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Born: Born at Bray Co. Wicklow

NextOfKin: Son of Mrs. Craig, of "Kenmare," Orwell Park, Dublin and Thomas Craig, of Novara House, Bray, Co. Wicklow




Unit: 30th Squadron Royal Flying Corps and Royal Engineers



Service: Royal Air Force & Army

MannerOfDeath: Killed in air combat

DateOfDeathText: 15th April 1917


Age: Age 27

Cemetery: XIV. K. 14., Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery - Iraq.

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Just saw your post. The information you requested is:

Craig, William Hedley;

B.A. 1913; Despatch Rider, Sept. 1914; 2 Lt. R.E., Jan. 1916;

Mesopotamia, 1916; att. R.F.C., Jan. 1917; killed in action,

15 April 1917.

Source: p. 41 War List, Trinity College Dublin (List A - Members of Trinity College), NMP reprint.

Some additional notes I have from Trinity give:

William Hedley CRAIG

Born: Bray, Co. Wicklow.

Religion: Church of Ireland.

Age and date of matriculation: 17, 21 June 1907.

Died: 15 April 1917.

School: St. Stephen's Green School.

Father: Thomas CRAIG.

Father's Occupation: Solicitor.



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