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Albert Ernest Wheatcroft

Albert Ernest Wheatcroft

Date of Birth

Unknown

Course

2 Years at Borough Road College, 1914-1916

Service number

5377

WW1 rank

Rifleman

London Regiment, Queen’s Westminster Rifles, “D” Coy

Date of death

10 September 1916

Buried/memorial

Combles Communal Cemetery Extension (Grave/Memorial reference: VI. E. 3.)

Biography

Rifleman Albert Ernest Wheatcroft was the song of Mr and Mrs A. B. Wheatcroft. He attended Borough Road College for two years, though nothing is known of his time at the college. He enlisted into the London Regiment Queen’s Westminster Rifles, and was killed on the 10 September 1916 aged 21.

Sources

Entry on p.88 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, BRCSYG52, Commonwealth War Graves Commission