CRAMP William David

Category: Military
Rank: Private
Regiment or Ship: 1st. Dragoon Guards; Labour Corps.
Service Number(s): 4623; L/C 570484
Occupation: Furniture Remover
Date of Birth: 1879
Place of Birth: Ashburnham, Sussex
Date of Death: 1952
Place of Death: Battle registration area Address: 49 Western Road, Bexhill on Sea

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Family Information

Parents:          Moses Cramp (1844-1908) and Charlotte Sarah Cramp, nee Hobden, (1948-1907).

Siblings:         Charlotte (1868-); Moses (1870-1870); Ellen (1871-); Emma (1873-); John (1874-); Edward (1876-1949); Alice (1878-1960); Harriet (1881-); Charles (1883-1945) LINK TO W0350 CRAMP Charles; Ernest (1888-).

William married Annie Elizabeth Shoesmith (1879-1976) in 1909 in Battle. As far as the researcher can ascertain they had one daughter, Annie, who was born in Bexhill in 1910.

First World War Experience

William enlisted on 8th October 1914 and served first with the Dragoon Guards and then with the Labour Corps.

He was awarded the Victory Medal, the British War Medal, and the 15 Star.

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