The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private F Crisp


Photograph by "Danielle"

Private Frederick CRISP, G/17670, 10th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of bronchitis, Flanders France, 14th February 1917, age 40.

16th January 1877, born, Stopham, Sussex, son of George and Mary Ann Crisp.

8th October 1902, Brighton, married Emily Harriett Holloway, spinster, 30, Silvester Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex.

Children - George Frederick Crisp, born 2nd February 1907, Orsett; Ellen May Crisp, born 14th March 1909, West Croydon.

1911 Census - 8 Elm Terrace, Havant, Hampshire - Annie Finey, head, age 50, widow, married 11 years, 5 children, 4 still alive, born Poole, Dorset; Florence Finey, daughter, age 17, single, drapers apprentice, born Havant, Hampshire; Bertha Finey, daughter, age 16, single, drapers apprentice, born Havant, Hampshire; John Finey, son, age 14, office boy, auctioneer, born Havant, Hampshire; Mary Rodgson, boarder, age 27, single, drapers assistant, born Penge, Surrey; Frederick Crisp, boarder, age 34, married 8 years, 2 children, both still alive, grocers assistant, born Stopham, Sussex.

1911 Census - 38 Strathmore Road, West Croydon - Emily Harriett Crisp, wife, age 33, married 8 years, 2 children, both still alive, (married, husband away), born Brighton, Sussex; George Frederick Crisp, son, age 4, born Stanford-le-Hope, Essex; Elsie May Crisp, daughter, age 2, born Croydon, Surrey.

Enlisted Hastings, Sussex, age 39 years & 5 months, height 5ft 6¼ inches, weight 123lbs, plate upper/lower jaw.  Resided 30, Silvester Road, Bexhill on Sea, Sussex.  Formerly grocers assistant.

1st December 1915, enlisted; 2nd December 1915, to Army Reserve; 15th June 1916, mobilized; 17th June 1916, posted 10th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment, Service No. G/12819; 1st September 1916, transferred to Training Reserve & posted 23rd Battalion; 7th October 1916, transferred to Royal West Kent Regiment, posted 10th Battalion; 7th October 1916, embarked / disembarked; 4th November 1916, joined Battalion, "C" Company; 14th February 1917, 14 Field Ambulance, bronchitis.

2nd September 1917, date to which Separation Allowance of 21/- a week and Allotment of Pay of 3/6 a week payable to wife will cease.

3rd September 1917, pension of 22/11 a week awarded to widow & two children.

28th May 1920, Statement of Relatives - Widow, Emily Harriett Crisp, 30, Silvester Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex; Children - George Frederick Crisp, 2nd February 1907, 30, Silvester Road, Bexhill on Sea, Sussex; Ellen May Crisp, 14th March 1909, 30, Silvester Road, Bexhill on Sea, Sussex; Father, George Crisp, High Street, Pulborough; Mother, Mary Ann Crisp, High Street, Pulborough; Brothers - George Crisp, age 50, 23 Sanderstead Road, South Croydon; John Crisp, age 40, High Street, Pulborough; Sister - Susan Crisp, age 47?, High Street, Pulborough.

Buried at Gorre British & Indian Cemetery, III. C. 12., Pas de Calais, France.

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