1885 Feb 17. 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
1904 Feb 29. He joined the Army 29th Feb 1904, using the false name William John Crump. He was a Shunter
1906 Aug 16. Married in Queenstown, Cork to Mary Jane Irwin as Horace John Archer Crump. A few weeks before marrying Mary Jane Irwin, he converted from Church of England to Roman Catholic
1911 census - his wife is with her parents in Cork, no sign of him. He is in China, and is in 1911 xenus there with RGA
1911 Jul 29 Bought himself out of the army for £25
1913 May 9 His wife Mary Jane died in Rome.
1915 Mar 15. Landed in France
1915 Jun 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
1921 Jul 14 to 28 Jul on Leave
1921 Oct 6 to 19 Oct on Leave
1922 Jan 19. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC
1932 Jan/Mar died Kensington aged 47 Horace J Archer Crump