'Those that didn't' by Peter Inns

'Those that didn't' by Peter Inns

1883 - 1916

Percival Cramp, born on the 14th July 1883 at Little Harrowden eldest son of George and Charlotte Cramp, christened at Little Harrowden Parish Church by the Reverend W C Roughton. Percy's education started at Little Harrowden and then the Junior Boys School Finedon from 28th September 1891 to 3rd January 1896. He left school in 1896; his first job was an errand boy. Percy married Jennett Sharpe at Kettering in 1909. After their marriage they were living at 6 Uppingham Terrace, Rockingham Road, Kettering, and had three sons George, Raymond and Donald. At the outbreak of war he was a reservist in the Dorset Regiment and duly joined his old regiment and landed in France on 31st August 1914. In 1914 he was wounded in the left leg and was wounded again in 1916. Percy died of his wounds in the Red Cross Hospital at Penoyre, Brecon, Lady Glanusk's house. He was buried with military honours. His wife Jennett, one of his sisters and his father in law G F Sharpe attended the funeral.

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    Born 1884

    Died 1916

    British Army 7024 Private Dorsetshire Regiment

    British Army 7024 Private Dorsetshire Regiment 1st Battalion