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Forename(s): Harry William
Place of Birth: Huyton, Lancashire
Service No: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Field Artillery
Battalion / Unit: 56th Division HQ
Division: 56th (1/1st London) Division
Date of Death: 1916-09-08
Awards: M.C., M.I.D.
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: II. A. 2.
CWGC Cemetery: CITADEL NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, FRICOURT
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
Harry William (Roy) Crippin (born 14 March 1889) was the son of Henry Hall Crippin and Catherine Gray Crippin, née Sutherland. Henry was born at Manchester, Lancashire and Catherine at Kincardine O'Neil, Aberdeenshire.
1891 Huyton with Roby, Lancashire Census: 4, Tarbock Road - Harry William Crippin, aged 2 years, born Huyton, son of Henry H. Crippin and Catherine E. Crippin.
1901 Eastbourne, Sussex Census: Clifton House School, 1, Upper Avenue - Harry W. Crippin, aged 12 years, born Huryton [sic], Lancashire.
1911 Farnborough, Hampshire Census: Minden Barracks, Deep Cut - 2nd Lieut. Harry William Crippin, aged 22 years, 87th Battery Royal Field Artillery, born Huyton, Lancashire.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Capt Harry William Crippin, M.C., Royal Field Artillery. Disembarkation date: 9 September 1914.
Correspondence: (Mother) Mrs. H.H. Crippin, 9, Coburg Road, Ramsey, Isle of Man.
Photograph courtesy of Richard Flory, California, U.S.A.
Data Source: Craven Herald Article
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
CRIPPIN, Major W.H., aged 27, R.A., grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Sutherland of Settle, killed in action Sept. 8, 1916.
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Captain Harry William CRIPPIN
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Field Artillery
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 56th (1/1st London) Division
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