The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private H Crisp


Private Harry CRISP, G/11385, 11th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 15th September 1916, age 23.

Born, Lewisham, SE, son of William John and Emily Crisp, of 103, Langley Road, Catford, London.

1911 Census - 103 Langley Road, Catford, London - William John Crisp, head, age 44, married, general labourer, builder, born Essex; Emily Crisp, wife, age 44, married 21 years, 7 children, 6 still alive, born Lewisham, SE; W John Crisp, son, age 19, single, shop assistant, butcher, born Lewisham, SE; Harry Crisp, son, age 18, single, born Lewisham, SE; George Crisp, son, age 15, single, born Catford, SE; Arthur Crisp, son, age 11, born Catford, SE; Alice Crisp, daughter, age 8, born Catford, SE; Frederick Crisp, son, age 3, born Catford, SE.

Enlisted  Lewisham, SE, age 22 years & 256 days, height 5ft 4 inches, weight 112lbs, mole over ????.  Resided 103 Langley Road, Catford, London. Formerly milkman.

Home 23rd November 1915 to 2nd May 1916; BEF 3rd May 1916 to 15th September 1916.

23rd November 1915, enlisted & posted 11th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 15th September 1916, posted missing.

21st August 1919, Statement of Relatives - Father, William John Crisp, 103, Langley Road, Catford; Mother, Emily Crisp, 103, Langley Road, Catford; Brothers - William John Crisp, age 28, 103, Langley Road, Catford; Arthur Crisp, age 19, 103, Langley Road, Catford; Frederick Crisp, age 11, 103, Langley Road, Catford; Sister - Alice Crisp, age 16, 103, Langley Road, Catford.

Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Pier & Face 11C, Somme, France.

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