Stephen Richard CROFTS

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Stephen Richard CROFTS. Lance Corporal 24658820 Royal Corps of Transport. Born 18th April 1967 died 10th February 1991 in the Gulf War form sever burns. He was one of the first casualties At rest in London Road Cemetery, Chippenham, Wiltshire.

The Ministry of Defence would not release any details about the incident which led to L/Cpl Crofts suffering severe burns, although there is to be an investigation into his death.

All the MoD would say was that L/Cpl Crofts was evacuated from the Gulf after a non-operational accident in Saudi Arabia.

He was the first Gulf casualty to be airlifted by helicopter to Frenchay Hospital, Bristol since it went on war alert. He died there at 1145 on February 10th.

http://www.pro-patria.co.uk/Text/Other deaths/stephen_crofts.htm
 

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