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Craigs, T.R., Pte., 1917

T.R. Craigs

In Solferino Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, is the Commonwealth War Grave of 290585 Private Thomas Robert Craigs, serving with the 1st/7th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, who died 27/10/1917.

Morpeth Herald 23/11/1917 carries a brief obituary;
CRAIGS.- Died of wounds received in action, October 27th, Private Thomas Robert Craigs, aged 26 years, dearly beloved and youngest son of Mr and Mrs Craigs, Chevington Crescent.- Deeply mourned by his loving father, mother, sisters, brothers, sisters and brothers-in-law, and mother and father-in-law, uncles and aunts, cousins and little nieces and nephews.

"By the Green of the Spring" A tribute to the men of Chevington and Broomhill who served in the First World War:; J.H. Hardy; 2004; Amble Social History Group.

Thomas Robert Craigs is remembered at Alnwick in A11.56 page 48 and in the Battalion History at Chevington on C27.01 and at East Chevington on E7.01

The CWGC entry for Private Craigs

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