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Maj Henry (Harry) Caldwell Crofton RHA 1856-1947

Maj Henry Caldwell Crofton RHA (known as Harry Caldwell Crofton)

Born: 8 October 1856 and died 1947
Son of: Maj Gen Richard Henry Crofton RA (1818-1897) and Francis Mary Crofton (nee Marsh, 1819-1906)
Brother of:
1. Amelia Alicia Anne Isaac (nee Crofton, 1849-19??) who married John Swinton Isaac.
2. Captain Duke Arthur Crofton RN (1850-1917) who married Augusta Maude Lefroy (1854-1938?).
3. Maj Richard Martin Crofton RHA (1854-1899) who married Marion Emma Heath (1856-1949).
Caldwell married: 9th April 1890, Helen Rose Ann Millman (1857-1937), daughter of Sir William Milman, Bt. and Matilda Frances Pretyman. 
Caldwell and Helen had issue:
1. Capt Richard Cecil Milman Crofton MC (1895-1941).

We know of Caldwell from the following sources:
1. The book "Crofton Memoirs" by Henry Thomas Crofton, 1911.
2. Kane list of Royal Artillery Officers.

Born October 8th 1856.
Gentleman cadet July 18th 1873.
Lieutenant August 19th 1875.
Made Captain July 2nd 1884.
Retired 15 July 1886.
Served in India 1878 to 1884.


Harry's wife Helen wrote books and published them under the name Mrs Caldwell Crofton.


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