Maj Richard Martin Crofton RHA 1854-1899
My references to Richard are as follows:
1. A brief mention in the book "Crofton Memoirs" by Henry Thomas Crofton, 1911.
2. A brief mention in the book "Records of the Heath Family" by George Heath, 1920.
3. Kane, List of Royal Artillery Officers.
Became a Gentleman Cadet 15 November 1872 and a Lieutenant 19 August 1875.
Served in Malta 1876 to 1878, then India from late 1878 including the North West Frontier 1897 to 1898.
Made Captain in 1884 and Major in 1892. Royal Horse Artillery.
Married his first cousin Marion Emma Heath (Mrs Cotton) in 1893.
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