Ralph Sharp

Name

Ralph Sharp

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

27/07/1916
22

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
14098
Bedfordshire Regiment
1st Bn.

Awards

1914 /15 Star, British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Pier and Face 2 C.
France

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Royston Town War Memorial

Pre War

Son of Alice Mary Sharp, of 41, Gower Rd., Royston, Herts, and the late Stephen Sharp.

Wartime Service

Ralph was posted to France on the12th May 1915. He was killed in an attack on Longueval during the Battle of the Somme. The battalion suffered many casualties due to heavy gas shelling at the assembly trenches and during their advance.

Acknowledgments

Paul Johnson