Craven, Richard

Name of Researcher / Enw’r ymchwylydd: Peter Redfern Metcalfe

Name of Memorial / Enw’r gofeb: St David’s Parish Church, Flint

Name / Enw: Craven, Richard

Regiment/Catrawd: 14th Battalion Cheshire Regiment

Service Rank and Number / Rheng gwasanaeth a rhif: Private No 36389

Military Cemetery/Memorial / Fynwent milwrol: Whitchurch Cemetery, Shropshire

Ref No Grave or Memorial / Rhif cyfeirnod bedd: Grave 153

Country of Cemetery or Memorial / Gwlad y fynwent neu gofeb: England

Medals Awarded / Medalau a ddyfarnwyd: British War Medal and Victory Medal

Date of Death: 26th April 1916

Date and Circumstances of Death / Dyddiad ac amgylchiadau marwolaeth:

Died of pneumonia and exhaustion at the Military Hospital, Prees Heath, Whitchurch, Shropshire, where he was a patient for 24 days.

Employed as a farm labourer. He was a half-brother to Private Evelyn Napier Craven who also died in the war and has his own page here