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Crockford, C T

Dover (St. James's) Cemetery



Charles Thomas Crockford




Able Seaman Charles Thomas Crockford
Royal Navy. H.M.S."Viking"


Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Crockford, of Le Vallon Rd., St Martin's, Guernsey.

Died in an explosion, aged 24 years


Destroyer HMS Viking was damaged after hitting a mine off Boulogne on Jan 29th 1916 whilst convoying troops to France. There were 10 casualties.

H.M.S. "Viking"

The only six funnelled ship in the Royal Navy


Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record


Courtesy of The Guernsey Press and Guernsey Museums Services