|Col. Hugh Denis Crofton
Col. Hugh Denis Crofton 1
- Born: 7 Jan 1814 1
- Marriage: Georgiana Lucy de Blaquiere on 26 May 1849 1
- Died: 15 Sep 1861, Preston, Lancashire, England aged 47 1
Noted events in his life were:
• Military: Colonel, commanded the 20th Regiment at the Alma. 1 Was severely wounded while leading a wing of the 20th Regiment at Inkerman,
Chev Legion of Honour (French), Knight Order Medjidie. Died 15 Sept 1861 after being shot by a soldier of the 32nd Regt at Preston.
Hugh married Georgiana Lucy de Blaquiere, daughter of Hon. Peter Boyle de Blaquiere and Unknown, on 26 May 1849.1
Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage - Baronetage & Knightage, 107th ed. (Wilmington, Delaware: Burke's Peerage & Gentry LLC, 2003), Volume 1: Pg. 976.
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