Regiment or Ship: Royal Engineers
Service Number(s): 184081
Occupation: Gas Fitter
Date of Birth: 13.07.1882
Place of Birth: Bexhill on Sea, Sussex
Date of Death: 19.12.1973
Place of Death: Hastings and Rother Registration DistrictAddress: 17 Havelock Road, The Honies, Bexhill on Sea
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Parents: George Thomas Cramp (1856-1917) and Mary A. Cramp, nee Errey, (1856-).
Siblings: Ellen Elizabeth (1870-1881); Mary Matilda (1871-1949); Joseph Charles (1875-1946).
George Thomas married Winifred Mary Purkiss (1881-1956) and they had two daughters – Maud Winifred, b. 1905, and Evelyn Kate, b. 1910.
When George Thomas died in 1973 he was living at Venmore, Hoads Wood, Battle Road, St. Leonards, Sussex, and he left an estate of £2,820.
First World War Experience
George Thomas enlisted sometime in 1915 and served as a Sapper in Salonika. He was awarded both the Victory Medal and the British War Medal.