Major Horace John Crump RGA

1885 Born Hammersmith

1891 census at 41, Bayonne Road, Fulham

1893 Apr 5 baptised along with a number of his siblings

1901 census. I cannot find him in Ireland or England

1906 Married in Queenstown, Cork to Mary Jane Irwin as Horace John Archer Crump

1911 census - his wife is with her parents in Cork, no sign of him.

1915 Landed in France ?

1915 Married Lydia M Fryerkelsey (he styles himself Horace John Archer Crump) - 3 children born Maud 1916, Horace J born 1918 and Frederick born 1931

1915 Dec 30 To be 2nd Lt. Royal Garrison Artillery. Horace John Crump

1917 Feb 12. The undermentioned to be acting Capts. whilst empld. as 2nd in Comd. of Batts.:— 2nd Lt. H. J. Crump, Spec. Res.

1918 Mar 27. RGA to be Acting major. Lt. (actg. Capt,.) H. J. Crump, Spec. Res

1919 Mar 16. RGA . The undermentioned relinquish the actg. rank of Maj.: — Lt. H. J. Crump, Spec. Res.

1920 Apr 1. ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY. The undermentioned Lts. relinquish their commns. And are granted the rank of Maj.: H. J. Crump.

1920 Oct 8. Joined ADRIC with service no 682. Posted E Coy

1921 May 5. Promoted Section Leader

1922 Jan 19. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1932 died Kensington aged 47 Horace J Archer Crump