David Maitland Makgill Crichton
British Army (121526). British
|Born||12 Jul 1914||Poona, India|
|Died||24 Feb 1941||(26)|
Roster information listed for David Maitland Makgill Crichton
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Jonathan Holt||Steam merchant||Passenger (Lieutenant)||24 Feb 1941 (+)||U-97 (1)|
David Maitland Makgill Crichton had studied history and worked in Albania for 12 months as freelance journalist before serving as Lieutenant with Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. He was recruited by Special Operations Executive (SOE) in January 1941 and it was planned to send him to Albania via Cairo, but he was lost on passage as Civil Servant aboard Jonathan Holt from Liverpool to Takoradi.