A South Africa Group of 4 to Private A.O. Croft of the Transvaal Scottish who was taken Prisoner

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A South Africa Group of 4 to Private A.O. Croft of the Transvaal Scottish who was taken Prisoner. 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, War Medal and Africa Service Medal 39-45, all named to 221465 A.O. Croft. Alvin Oscar Croft, born in East London on 26th March 1907, attested in Johannesburg on 1st August 1940 into the 2nd Battalion, Transvaal Scottish. Serving in both Egypt and Libya in North Africa in 1941-42, he was taken Prisoner on 20th June 1942 mostly likely in the mopping up of Tobruk at the end of the Battle of Gazala, he remained a Prisoner until 22nd May 1945 serving time in both Italy and Germany, he was eventually discharged on 22nd October 1945. With accompanying research notes. (4) Generally very fine