WW1 Alumni

Croft, AJ

Alfred Jones Croft

2nd Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion Border Regiment

Alfred left Alleyn's in 1903 and joined the Border Regiment during WW1. In 1916 he was awarded the Military Cross, "For able leadership during an attack. When a party of the enemy got between him and the next battalion, he collected a small party and at once attacked and drove them back. When his senior officer was wounded, he led the company forward with great bravery."