Charles Henry Crumplin

Name

Charles Henry Crumplin

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

17/06/1917
41

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
33202
Bedfordshire Regiment
8th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

PHILOSOPHE BRITISH CEMETERY, MAZINGARBE
I. R. 38.
France

UK Memorials

Harpenden Town Memorial
Not on the Batford memorials

Pre War

Son of William Crumplin, of Hartley Wintney, Basingstoke; husband of Adela Crumplin, of Batford Mills, Harpenden, Herts. at the time of Charles’ death and they had children. Charles was born in Hartley Witney. He lived at Batford Mills. He enlisted in Bedford in July 1916.

Wartime Service

He was killed in action at Messines Ridge on 17 June 1917.

Additional Information

His headstone inscription, chosen by his wife, reads: “Never forgotten your devoted wife and children“.

Acknowledgments

Mary Skinner, Harpenden & District Local History Society (www.harpenden-history.org.uk), Jonty Wild